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Hail the Woman (1921)

 -  Drama  -  28 November 1921 (USA)
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Oliver Beresford is a stern, Puritanical, and uncompromisingly rigid father. When shameful stories about his daughter Judith surface, rather than determine whether the stories are true, he ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Florence Vidor ...
Judith Beresford
Lloyd Hughes ...
David Beresford
Theodore Roberts ...
Oliver Beresford
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Mrs.Beresford
Madge Bellamy ...
Nan Higgins
Tully Marshall ...
'Odd Jobs Man'
Vernon Dent ...
Joe Hurd
Edward Martindel ...
Wyndham Gray
Charles Meredith ...
Richard Stuart
Mathilde Brundage ...
Mrs.Stuart
Eugene Hoffman ...
The Baby
Muriel Frances Dana ...
David Junior
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Oliver Beresford is a stern, Puritanical, and uncompromisingly rigid father. When shameful stories about his daughter Judith surface, rather than determine whether the stories are true, he bans her from his house. Her brother David, a pusillanimous reprobate, has secretly married and fathered, then abandoned, a child. Judith takes care of the child and finds a way to restore her family through the love for the babe. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A Spiritual Masterpiece
6 November 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

"Hail The Woman" is one of the most moving films I have ever seen in my entire life. I watched it twice in a row and sobbed my eyes out.

This silent film masterpiece deserves a much wider viewing audience; unfortunately the sole surviving print is so badly scratched that most people won't watch it all the way through, and they will miss the gem shining underneath the rough. This film could use a digital restoration, to help bring out its beauty, but I doubt it will get it from anyone, since its main theme is Spiritual restoration before Christ of the family unit, and this is not politically correct these days. However it remains a powerful theme for those whose hearts are hurting from the pain of broken family relationships.

The cast is magnificent, especially Florence Vidor, who literally glows as Judith, the daughter; ethereal Madge Bellamy as Nan, the poor girl who gets pregnant and is cast aside; Theodore Roberts as the crotchety old domineering father who destroys everyone around him through pride; and handsome Lloyd Hughes, as the son David, afraid of his father, but really of life itself.

This is a nice film to watch at Christmas, especially. You will not regret being patient and viewing it in its entirety despite its deterioration.


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