During his four score years “Old Will” has seen the Estate on which he has toiled fall into tragic ruin … he alone is left to strive with all his remaining strength to stem the onrush of decay in “his crumbling world”.

1951 | col | silent

From this week's theme: Eerie and Surreal

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