The White Sister (1923)

The White Sister


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Lillian Gish plays the girl whose travails begin when her father dies and her conniving sister cheats her out of her inheritance. Gish is deeply in love with handsome army officer Ronald Colman, but when war erupts, he is sent to the front. Soon after he is listed among the dead. In her despair, Gish turns to God and enters a convent. The scene in which she assumes the veil and takes her final vows is particularly moving and was supervised by the chief ceremonial director for the Vatican so it … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Francis Marion Crawford, George V. Hobart, Charles E. Whittaker
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On DVD: Oct 26, 1995



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