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The Scarlet Letter (1926)

The Scarlet Letter
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Lillian Gish Lillian Gish
Hester Prynne
Lars Hanson Lars Hanson
The Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale
Henry B. Walthall Henry B. Walthall
Roger Prynne
Karl Dane Karl Dane
Giles
William H. Tooker William H. Tooker
The Governor
Marcelle Corday Marcelle Corday
Mistress Hibbins
Fred Herzog Fred Herzog
The Jailer
Jules Cowles Jules Cowles
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11 months, 1 week ago at Jan 9 1:55
Puritanism against love. Sjostrom doesn't need to portrait Gish as a Boston or Salem witch; she is too pure for that. And too dignified when she stand people's judgment and is punished with the A for adulteress.
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Description: In Puritan Boston, seamstress Hester Prynne is punished for playing on the Sabbath day; but kindly minister Arthur Dimmesdale takes pity on her. The two fall in love, but their relationship cannot be: Hester is already married to Roger Prynne, a physician who has been missing seven years. Dimmesdale has to go away to England; when he returns, he finds Hester pregnant with their child, and the focus of the town's censure. In a humiliating public ceremony, she is forced to don the scarlet letter A - for adultery - and wear it the rest of her life. Dimmesdale is encouraged by the church fathers to demand of Hester the person with w ... (more)
Release date: 8 January 1927
Tags: 1926 (1), History (1), 1927 (1), Adaptation (1), Silent (1), Drama (1)
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“Puritanism against love. Sjostrom doesn't need to portrait Gish as a Boston or Salem witch; she is too pure for that. And too dignified when she stand people's judgment and is punished with the A for adulteress.” read more

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