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  • A Romance of Happy Valley

    1919. USA. D. W. Griffith. Approx. 73 min.

Friday, December 10, 2010, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • A Romance of Happy Valley

    1919. USA. Directed by D. W. Griffith. Screenplay by Griffith (as Capt. Victor Maurier). With Robert Harron. A boy in Kentucky (Griffith’s birthplace) is tempted by the big city, despite having the love of a loyal, longing sweetheart at home (Gish). Gish played the simple country girl in a series of Griffith films that showcase naïve purity in characters that display unending devotion and faith. These characters were free of the melodramatic trappings of torment and turmoil that typify Gish’s other collaborations with Griffith. Silent, with musical accompaniment by Stuart Oderman. Approx. 73 min.

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