Passed | | Drama
After having a child out of wedlock, a young Puritan woman is pressured to reveal the name of her lover.
Lillian Gish learned that her mother had had a stroke in London and her sister, Dorothy Gish, urged her to get there on the first available boat. When Lillian informed director Victor Sjöström of the need to finish the film quickly, he created a shooting schedule that crammed two weeks worth of shooting into three days of non-stop work. The crew worked without complaint so that she could finish the film early and catch the earliest possible train to New York.
I am wrongly accused! Never hath my tongue been given to gossip!
The Governor: Falsehood! Her tongue hath wagged like the tail of a dog! Duck her again!
In 2000, Turner Entertainment Co. copyrighted a restored version with a musical score written by Lisa Anne Miller and Mark Northam and a running time of 98 minutes. Its previous version ran 79 minutes.
$665,733 (USA) (31 December 1927)
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