Broken Blossoms is a 1919 silent film directed by D.W. Griffith, starring Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Donald Crisp. It was distributed by United Artists and premiered on May 13, 1919. The film tells the story of Lucy Burrow, a young girl abused by her alcoholic prizefighting father, Battling Burrows. Lucy meets Cheng Huan, a kind-hearted Chinese man who falls in love with her.
In partnership with the Salt Lake Film Society, the presentation of Broken Blossoms is part of a series of film screenings that will appear at the Tower Theatre throughout the school year. All Ivory Tower film screenings are free and open to the public. The films are selected and introduced by Westminster students/alumni.