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The Resource Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl, [D.W. Griffith Productions] ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith

Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl, [D.W. Griffith Productions] ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith

Label
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl
Title
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl
Statement of responsibility
[D.W. Griffith Productions] ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith
Title variation
  • Broken blossoms
  • Yellow man and the girl
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young Chinese man in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Member of
Cataloging source
JFN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, G.W. Bitzer ; music composer/performer, Joseph Turrin ; video producer, Bret Wood
Language note
Silent film with musical score and English intertitles
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1875-1948
  • 1893-1993
  • 1895-1963
  • 1880-1974
  • 1886-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Barthelmess, Richard
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Burke, Thomas
  • D.W. Griffith, Inc
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
90
Series statement
Griffith masterworks
Technique
live action
Label
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl, [D.W. Griffith Productions] ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the short story "The Chink and the Child" by Thomas Burke in Limehouse Nights
  • Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1919
  • Special features: Filmed introduction by Lillian Gish (including excerpts from her 1925 film Romola) ; Complete text of original story ; Recording of the 1919 song "Broken blossoms" ; D.W. Griffith on leading ladies ; About the score
  • Kino on Video: K196
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
148171764
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329019624
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color tints
Publisher number
K196
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl, [D.W. Griffith Productions] ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the short story "The Chink and the Child" by Thomas Burke in Limehouse Nights
  • Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1919
  • Special features: Filmed introduction by Lillian Gish (including excerpts from her 1925 film Romola) ; Complete text of original story ; Recording of the 1919 song "Broken blossoms" ; D.W. Griffith on leading ladies ; About the score
  • Kino on Video: K196
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
148171764
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329019624
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color tints
Publisher number
K196
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD

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