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Lorna Doone (1922)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  1 October 1922 (USA)
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In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love.

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Mae Giraci ...
Lorna as a Child (as May Giracci)
John Bowers ...
Charles Hatton ...
John as a Child
Frank Keenan ...
Jack McDonald ...
'Counsellor' Doone (as Jack MacDonald)
Donald MacDonald ...
Norris Johnson ...
Ruth
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Lorna is a young noble girl who meets a young farmer boy named John Ridd. They immediately become infatuated with each other, but Lorna is kidnapped by the Doones, a group of bandits, and she is taken back to their village and raised as one of them. She is protected from the others by Sir Ensor Doone, the group's leader, because he has grown attached to her. After many years he becomes very ill and an upstart named Carver decides that he wants Lorna as his wife. Sir Ensor is powerless to protect her, so she must contact John to rescue her. Written by page8701

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The greatest love story ever written

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1 October 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lovløse Mænd  »

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Lorna Doone
ballad
lyric by Arthur A. Penn, music by Frederick W. Vanderpool, c. 1922
'suggested by Maurice Tourneur's picturization of "Lorna Doone" produced at the studios of Thos. H. Ince Corporation with Madge Bellamy in the role of "Lorna Doone" A First National Attraction'
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good music by Iijima
2 April 2005 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

An excellent silent film.

I like the modern music score on the version shown on TCM in March 2005. It was composed by Mari Iijima (if you're going to bad-mouth a composer, you ought to spell their name correctly...), and has nice Philip Glass-like qualities. I love modern music scores for old silent films generally (for instance, the Alloy Orchestra's work).

The film has some great cinematography, and it's worth seeing just for that. The shots of the water in several places, the beach where Lorna is kidnapped, and of mad villagers chasing on horseback are really excellent, with great texture and lighting.

Shockingly silly, abrupt ending.


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