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.
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”.
Find out more about The Wind (1928)
Dorothy Scarborough: The Wind
– first published in 1925 –