True Heart Susie
True Heart Susie (1919)

A silent love tragedy, this is the story of a girl who loves a man who just simply doesn't love her and instead marries another girl from the city.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 1919
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The psychological subtlety of the silent cinema owes much to a complex visual grammar that D. W. Griffith employed to tell surprisingly old-fashioned stories.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

An exceedingly old-fashioned, but quite appealing, silent romance, featuring one of Lillian Gish's finest performances.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

One of D.W. Griffith's most beautiful films, a pastoral fable of a sort that no one could ever make again, because the sensitivity and spirit have vanished along with the landscape.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Griffith couldn't be more sentimental and moralistic.

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Variety Staff

Griffith has handled the picture in the same masterly way that he usually has things done.

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