Saturday, February 27, 2016

REMEMBERING LILLIAN GISH

Remembering famed actress Lillian Gish, who died this date in 1993. Click on the photo courtesy of our friends at European Filmstar Postcards.

Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993) was an American actress of the screen and stage, as well as a director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 in silent film shorts to 1987. Gish was called the First Lady of American Cinema, and she is credited with pioneering fundamental film performing techniques. Gish was a prominent film star of the 1910s and 1920s, particularly associated with the films of director D. W. Griffith...READ MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Gish 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN CROTON'S OWN GLORIA SWANSON: http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/11/crotons-gloria-swanson-featured.html 

AND THE EVERYTHING CROTON SERIES: WE LOVE SILENT FILMS
--JUNE 2015 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/06/we-love-silent-films-more-gloria.html 
--JULY 2015 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/07/part-2-we-love-silent-films-buster.html 

AND...MAX EASTMAN AND CHARLIE CHAPLIN, THE CROTON CONNECTION http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/08/max-eastman-charlie-chaplin-croton.html

1 comment:

  1. She was so good in the Whales of August with Bette Davis. It's worth seeing if you haven't.

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