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The Wind is a 1928 film in which a woman from the East moves to East Texas and must live with the constant blowing wind, sand, and brutal men. It stars Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love and Dorothy Cumming.


The movie was adapted by Frances Marion from the novel by Dorothy Scarborough. It was directed by Victor Sjöström and has been deemed "culturally significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.


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