Silent Film challenge: Week 1
Incredible forbidden love story that:
1) Relies predominantly on visual story telling. Only uses 2 title cards at the beginning of part 1 and 2 but uses written notes and letters to express the story. This is something I wish more films would focus on.
2) Refuses to white wash in a time when it was the done thing. Not a single white actor apparently which is extremely ahead of its time.
3) Mixes classic…