Sunrise (1927)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: F.W. Murnau
Cast: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor and Margaret Livingston

The story of a farmer planning to murder his wife for another woman, though a simple story, is a fine example of the influence of German Expressionism on Hollywood and one of film's greatest cinematic love stories.

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