Coronet Theatre: 'Way Down East'
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Lottie Blair Parker (from the play by)
A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.
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The wonder attraction of the contemporary stage is announced for presentation at the Coronet Theatre, where D. W. Griffith presents tonight his great screen enlargement of 'Way Down East.' It is not a mere expanding of the stage play of the same name. Rather, 'Way Down East' that Griffith has provided an idyllic tale of plain and honest people and there is a distinct moral impressed. Lillian Gish, in the leading role, has achieved a success that at once places her in the foremost rank of American actresses. Richard Barthelmess, Creighton Hale, Kate Bruce, Mary Hay, and others are seen.
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