A Limehouse Rose – Current Opinion, July 1919

Broken Blossoms; Current Opinion – July 1919

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“Broken Blossoms”, the result of intensive Cultivation in the Field of the Films

Broken Blossoms - Swedish Magazine promo - Lucy Burrows on the pier - Limehouse

A Limehouse Rose

In “Broken Blossoms” Lillian Gish is seen as little Lucy, the Dickensian daughter of a new Bill Sykes. The film is based upon Thomas Burke’s class of “Limehouse Nights” entitled “The Chink and the Child.”

Not quite enough tin foil ... (Broken Blossoms)
Not quite enough tin foil … (Broken Blossoms)

 

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Limehouse, the home of Lucy and Battling Burrows
Limehouse, the home of Lucy and Battling Burrows

Limehouse Rose 1919 2

Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess - Broken Blossoms
Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess – Broken Blossoms

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Lillian Gish and Donald Crisp in Broken Blossoms
Lillian Gish and Donald Crisp in Broken Blossoms

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Lucy Burrows (Lillian Gish)
Lucy Burrows (Lillian Gish)

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The Room, as for a Princess (Richard Barthelmess and Lillian Gish)
The Room, as for a Princess (Richard Barthelmess and Lillian Gish) – Broken Blossoms

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Lucy's smile ... (Broken Blossoms)
Lucy’s smile … (Broken Blossoms)

Dying, she gives her

last little smile to

the world that has

been so unkind …

Lillian Gish and Donald Crisp in "Broken Blossoms"
Lillian Gish and Donald Crisp in “Broken Blossoms”

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