The Greatest Question (1919)

Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves
Director: D.W. Griffith
Runtime: 76 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - Theatre organ score
Color:  Multi -tinted print.
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR

Price: $16.95

The Greatest Question

Director: D.W. Griffith

Lillian Gish  ... Nellie Jarvis
Robert Harron  ... Jimmie Hilton
Ralph Graves  ... John Hilton Jr.
Eugenie Besserer  ... Mrs. Hilton
George Fawcett  ... Mr. Hilton
Tom Wilson  ... Uncle Zeke
George Nichols  ... Martin Cain
Josephine Crowell  ... Mrs. Cain

A story of the strange meandering river of life. Young Nellie is left an orphan when her parents pass away but the Hilton family, simply living farmers, takes her in. She finds happiness there with the Hiltons and their youngest son Jimmie. But when the breadwinner, elder brother John, is called to war Nellie decides she must not be a burden on the dear family and hires out as a maid, only to end up with the dangerous and cruel Cain family.

76 minutes with a theatre organ score by Blaine Gale

From an excellent multi-tinted print.
*Release made possible in-part by the support of Kimberly Burley.