Richard Barthelmess – American Film Institute
WAY DOWN EAST film still

WAY DOWN EAST (1920) – AFI Movie Club

A classic silent melodrama starring AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Lillian Gish, director D.W. Griffith’s WAY DOWN EAST (1920) was additionally named by the American Film Institute among cinema’s most romantic tales. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about WAY DOWN EAST. Have Get The Picture delivered to your inbox every day. SIGN UP...
ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS film still of Cary Grant and Rita Hayworth

ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by the legendary Howard Hawks, ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) features an all-star ensemble thrown together in the remote town of Barranca – including Jean Arthur, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth and Cary Grant – the latter two named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Visit...
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