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Dream Street (1921)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  12 April 1921 (USA)
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Three men in London compete for the love of a dance-hall girl.



(short story collection "Limehouse Nights"),
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Credited cast:
Carol Dempster ...
Charles Emmett Mack ...
Ralph Graves ...
Edward Peil Sr. ...
Tyrone Power Sr. ...
Street Preacher (as Tyrone Power)
Morgan Wallace ...
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Three men in London compete for the love of a dance-hall girl.

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Drama | Romance




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In addition to the prologue with director D.W. Griffith, two sound sequences on synchronized disc were added for showings in New York City: Ralph Graves singing a love song and a second sequence with crowd noises during a craps game. See more »

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Broken Nightmare
7 May 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Griffith returns to the Limehouse author of BROKEN BLOSSOMS to poor effect. Two years earlier we had Lilian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Donald Crisp acting out a small melodramatic tragedy on sheer acting chops that, even today, through muddy prints, works beautifully. This time, however, we are confronted with Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack and Ralph Graves -- and if you say "Who?" three times like an owl, this movie shows you the incredible loss of acting talent that Griffith had suffered. Confronted with three actors who couldn't act -- the scene where Dempster is terrified that Graves will rape her is clearly a gloss on Gish's terror in the closet of two years ago and so inferior that it seems sacrilegious to mention them in the same sentence -- Griffith directed them with a collection of affectations to try to make up for a lack of emotions, and tried to give the entire piece some direction using a framing device of Good Vs. Evil. The total effect is ludicrous.

There are some good scenes, but the three principals don't appear in any of them. Give this one a miss.

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