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The Wind (1928)

Director: Victor Sjöström
Starring: Lillian Gish


It tells the tale of a young and innocent girl (Gish) who moves to her cousin’s family in the west, where she is not welcomed by the wife. With wind and sand as her constant companions, she is slowly losing her mind.

The story is based on the classic western novel of the same title, first published in 1925, written by American folklore author Dorothy Scarborough. Would you like to read the book?

Major accolades received by The Wind (1928)

  • Selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

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Read the book that inspired The Wind (1928)

Dorothy Scarborough: The Wind
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