Broken Blossoms

Overview

This tragedy is a remake of D.W. Griffith's classic silent film. The story is based on "The Chink and the Child, a story by Thomas Burke that tells of the mystical romance between a Chinese fellow and a cockney lass who meet in London's slums. The young woman is seeking to escape her boozy and abusive daddy when she encounters the young Chinese man. He takes her in and they become friends. He is kind and likes to array her in Chinese costumes. Tragically, her father learns of her hiding place and comes to kill ...
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Overview

This tragedy is a remake of D.W. Griffith's classic silent film. The story is based on "The Chink and the Child, a story by Thomas Burke that tells of the mystical romance between a Chinese fellow and a cockney lass who meet in London's slums. The young woman is seeking to escape her boozy and abusive daddy when she encounters the young Chinese man. He takes her in and they become friends. He is kind and likes to array her in Chinese costumes. Tragically, her father learns of her hiding place and comes to kill her.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/28/2009
  • UPC: 089218579492
  • Original Release: 1936
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 67,066

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dolly Haas Lucy Burrows
Arthur Margetson Battling Burrows
C.V. France High Priest
Basil Radford Mr. Reed
Edith Sharpe Mrs. Reed
Emlyn Williams Chen
Ernest Sefton Manager
Ernest Jay Alf
Bertha Belmore Daisy
Gibb McLaughlin Evil Eye
Donald Calthrop Old Chinaman
Kenneth Villiers Missionary
Kathleen Harrison Mrs. Lossy
Dorothy Minto Woman
Sam Wilkinson Guide
Jerry Verno Bert
Technical Credits
Hans Brahm Director
John Brahm Director
James A. Carter Art Director
Curt Courant Cinematographer
James Davidson Asst. Director
Julius Hagen Producer
Jack Harris Editor
Ralph Kemplen Editor
Karol Rathaus Score Composer
Emlyn Williams Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Broken Blossoms
2. Chapter 1 [12:20]
3. Chapter 2 [14:03]
4. Chapter 3 [13:31]
5. Chapter 4 [14:35]
6. Chapter 5 [15:01]
7. Chapter 6 [16:31]
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Disc #1 -- Broken Blossoms
   Play
   Chapter Index
   Catalog
   Coming Attractions
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