A Simple Story of Plain People from director D.W. Griffith. Lillian Gish is a young girl betrayed and left with child by a rich bounder. Will she be able to keep her baby and find true love? Features a chase on a frozen river that sent Griffith to the hospital when dynamite exploded prematurely. With Richard Barthelmess. 126 min. Standard; Soundtrack: musical score. Silent with music score. Plays All Regions.