Orphans of the Storm

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Lillian Gish

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The last Griffith film to feature both Lillian and Dorothy Gish, it was a surprising commercial failure, after box-office hits such as The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, and Broken Blossoms.
Lillian starred in many of Griffith's most acclaimed films, including The Birth of a Nation (1915), Intolerance (1916), Broken Blossoms (1919), Way Down East (1920), and Orphans of the Storm (1921).

Adolphe d'Ennery

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The film is based on the 1874 French play Les Deux Orphelines by Adolphe d'Ennery and Eugène Cormon.
The story was adapted in 1921 by D.W. Griffith as the film Orphans of the Storm.

Joseph Schildkraut

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Joseph Schildkraut as Chevalier de Vaudrey
He had early success in film as the Chevalier de Vaudrey in D. W. Griffith's Orphans of the Storm with Lillian Gish.

Eugène Cormon

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The film is based on the 1874 French play Les Deux Orphelines by Adolphe d'Ennery and Eugène Cormon.
Orphans of the Storm, directed by D. W. Griffith (1921, based on the play The Two Orphans)

Dorothy Gish

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The last Griffith film to feature both Lillian and Dorothy Gish, it was a surprising commercial failure, after box-office hits such as The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, and Broken Blossoms.

Frank Puglia

Frank Puglia as Pierre Frochard
Orphans of the Storm (1921) as Pierre Frochard

Creighton Hale

Creighton Hale as Picard
He starred in hit films such as Way Down East, Orphans of the Storm, and The Cat and the Canary.

Lucille La Verne

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Lucille La Verne as Mother Frochard
She also performed a small part in the movie Orphans of the Storm, directed by D.W. Griffith.

Monte Blue

Monte Blue as Danton
Gradually moving to supporting roles for both D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, Blue earned his breakthrough role as Danton in Orphans of the Storm, starring sisters Lillian and Dorothy Gish.

The Two Orphans (1915 film)

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It had been filmed in the United States twice before Griffith did his film: in 1911 by Otis Turner and in 1915 by Herbert Brenon (the lost Theda Bara film The Two Orphans). The play had also been filmed twice in France in 1910: by Albert Capellani and by Georges Monca.
In 1921 D. W. Griffith made a second adaptation of the play, Orphans of the Storm, starring Dorothy Gish and Lillian Gish.

Morgan Wallace

Morgan Wallace as Marquis de Praille
Orphans of the Storm (1921)

The Two Orphans (play)

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The film is based on the 1874 French play Les Deux Orphelines by Adolphe d'Ennery and Eugène Cormon.
The play has been turned into many other works including an 1877 novel written by the same authors, an 1878 Portuguese opera, D.W. Griffith's 1921 film Orphans of the Storm, and numerous other films.

D. W. Griffith

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Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith set in late-18th-century France, before and during the French Revolution.
Several of Griffith's later films were also successful, including Broken Blossoms (1919), Way Down East (1920), and Orphans of the Storm (1921), but his high costs for production, promotion, and roadshow often made his ventures commercial failures.

Louis Wolheim

Louis Wolheim as Executioner
Wolheim's fearsome visage almost immediately typecast him in roles as gangsters, executioners (as in D. W. Griffith's Orphans of the Storm) or prisoners.

Kenny Delmar

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Kenny Delmar as The Chevalier, as a boy
His first screen appearance was in the D. W. Griffith film Orphans of the Storm (1921), in which he played the Joseph Schildkraut role as a child.

Louis F. Gottschalk

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After the Oz company dissolved, Gottschalk went on to work with D. W. Griffith, arranging cue sheets for Broken Blossoms (1919) and composing a score for Orphans of the Storm (1921).

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Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith set in late-18th-century France, before and during the French Revolution.

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Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith set in late-18th-century France, before and during the French Revolution.

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Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith set in late-18th-century France, before and during the French Revolution.