Blind Husbands (1919)

Director
Erich von Stroheim

Main cast
Erich von Stroheim; Gibson Gowland; Sam De Grasse; Francelia Billington; Fay Holderness

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the wife of a surgeon. The two men confront each other in a test of abilities that ends surprisingly.


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