Orphans of the Storm (1921)

imdb rating7.4Rotten Tomatoes rating92%
France, on the eve of the French Revolution. Henriette and Louise have been raised together as sisters. When the plague that takes their parents' lives causes Louise's blindness, they decide to travel to Paris in search of a cure, but they separate when a lustful aristocrat crosses their path.

Director

D. W. Griffith

Cast

Lillian Gish - Henriette Girard
Dorothy Gish - Louise Girard
Joseph Schildkraut - Chevalier de Vaudrey
Creighton Hale - Picard
Monte Blue - Danton
Sidney Herbert - Robespierre
Lucille La Verne - Mother Frochard
Sheldon Lewis - Jacques Frochard
Frank Puglia - Pierre
Morgan Wallace - Marquis de Praille
Frank Losee - Count de Linieres
Leslie King - Jacques-Forget-Not
Katherine Emmet - Countess de Linieres
Flora Finch - A Starving Peasant (uncredited)
Louis Wolheim - Executioner (uncredited)
Marcia Harris - Henriette's Landlady (uncredited)
Lee Kohlmar - King Louis XVI (uncredited)
Kate Bruce - Sister Geneviève (uncredited)
Adolph Lestina - The Doctor (uncredited)
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