Silent Movie Rule #24: You’re never too poor to kiss a lady’s hand

Think that hand kissing is just for knights and posh types? Think again! A well-timed bit of old-fashioned romance can be just the thing for silent movie ladies.

Especially Dorothy Gish:




This is from Gretchen the Greenhorn, a Dutch-themed dramedy. You can read my review here.

Availability: Gretchen the Greenhorn was released as part of the More Treasures from American Film Archives box set. It’s out of print but worth seeking out.