The House with Closed Shutters


The House with Closed Shutters is an American movie that was released in the year 1910. The movie was directed by D.W. Griffith and starred Henry B. Walthall


During the American Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her brother’s place in the battle, and is killed. Their mother, not wanting the shameful truth to become known, closes all the shutters (hence the film’s title) and keeps her son’s presence a secret for many years, until two boyhood chums stumble upon the truth.

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