TRUE HEART SUSIE

A film by David W. GRIFFITH

Cast : Clarine Seymour, Robert Harron, Lillian Gish

1919 / Etats-Unis / original title : TRUE HEART SUSIE / 87’ / Tinted / status : completed / Silent with music / long feature-film / International catalogue

Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy. She sacrifices much of her own happiness to promote his own ambitions, all without his knowledge. Eventually he rises to a position of success and sophistication, and Susie realizes that, through her own efforts, she has raised him to a level where he is inaccessible to her..