The Wind

The Wind (1928)

  • Genre: Drama, Western
  • Release Date: 1928-09-15
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 98 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 16min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Victor Sjöström
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When Letty Mason relocates to West Texas, she finds herself unsettled by the ever-present wind and sand. Arriving at her new home at the ranch of her cousin, Beverly, she receives a surprisingly cold welcome from his wife, Cora. Soon tensions in the family and unwanted attention from a trio of suitors leave Letty increasingly disturbed.

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  • Lillian Gish

    as Letty
  • Lars Hanson

    as Lige
  • Montagu Love

    as Roddy
  • Dorothy Cumming

    as Cora
  • Edward Earle

    as Beverly
  • William Orlamond

    as Sourdough
  • Carmencita Johnson

    as Cora's Child
  • Leon Janney

    as Cora's Child
  • Billy Kent Schaefer

    as Cora's Child
  • Sam Appel

    as Vaquero (uncredited)
  • Si Jenks

    as Man at the Shindig (uncredited)
  • Cullen Johnson

    as Little Boy (uncredited)
  • Seessel Anne Johnson

    as Little Girl (uncredited)
  • Gus Leonard

    as Old Man at Dance Hall (uncredited)
  • Margaret Mann

    as Townswoman at Shindig (uncredited)
Directing Victor Sjöström Director
Writing Frances Marion Screenplay
Editing Conrad A. Nervig Editor
Writing Dorothy Scarborough Novel
Camera Milton Brown Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up André-ani Costume Design
Directing Harold S. Bucquet Assistant Director
Camera John Arnold Director of Photography
Sound William Axt Music
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Edward Withers Art Direction