"Way Down East" with Jeff Rapsis on the piano
1920, USA, Directed by D.W. Griffith, 145 minutes, Not Rated, DVD.
Renouned pianist,Jeff Rapsis will perform live music to D.W. Griffith's classic 1920 masterpiece "Way Down East" starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.
Gish stars as a naive country girl who 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.
Shot entirely on location 93 years ago in and around the Connecticut River between White River Junction, VT and Putney, VT in January of 1920. This film has one of the most astounding endings of any film in history - and all done without stunt doubles! ©www.imdb.com
Thursday at 7:00 p.m. only.
Free and open to the public.
This event is part of the Putnam Film event series.
To request accommodations for a disability, please contact the coordinator at least two weeks prior to the event.