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8.2
/10
71 Ratings

Sparrows

United States, 1926
Silent, Drama

Synopsis

Evil Mr.Grimes keeps a rag-tag bunch of orphans on his farm deep in a swamp in the US South. He forces them to work in his garden and treats them like slaves. They are watched over by the eldest, Molly.

Sparrows Directed by William Beaudine, Tom McNamara

Critics reviews

As a totally studio-bound rendering of atmospheric backwoods topography, SPARROWS is a clear dress rehearsal for the rustic pictorialism of SUNRISE, which cinematographers Struss and Rosher would shoot later that year. Still, it’s Pickford’s sensibility that predominates—certainly more so than the defiantly pedestrian William Beaudine…
April 05, 2013
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