Lilian Gish, 1920 Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. Gish was called The First Lady of American Cinema

Lilian Gish, 1920 Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to Gish was called The First Lady of American Cinema

Lillian Gish ~ Silent movie actress. She had a sort of fragile beauty about her. Innocence personified.

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LILLIAN GISH (1893-1993) American stage, screen, and television actress, whose career spanned 75 years. She was immensely popular in silent films. Her final film, "The Whales of August", was made in 1987 when Gish was 93. Gish always listed the year of her birth as 1896. It wasn't until after her death that the true year of her birth (1893) was revealed.

LILLIAN GISH American stage, screen, and television actress, whose career spanned 75 years. She was immensely popular in silent films.

Lillian Gish great silent movie actress but also famous for some important movies in the golden era..especially in ''Night of the Hunter'' 1955 opposite Robert Mitchum...the movie was co-directed by Charles Laughton and a great success xo

Lillian GISH ***** AFI Top 50 Actresses > Active > Born Lillian Diana Gish 14 Oct 1893 Ohio > Died 27 Feb 1993 (aged New York, heart failure > Spouse / Children: none

Whereas scene stills taken on the set generally differ from portraits, sometimes a photo can work as both, such as this striking example. The well- known photographer, James Abbe, was hired to take both types of photos on Way Down Eastand this one may well have been by him, while actress Lillian Gish was sensitive to the value of quality photographs and was a willing subject. Most remarkable here is the almost tactile quality, capturing the textures of her beautiful white wedding dress

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Lillian Gish the first lady of silent cinema. She may have looked fragile, but she was a tough lady who acted into her and lived to almost 100 years old.

Lillian Gish, Early 1920s

Lillian Gish, Early 1920s

Lillian Gish, early / American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer, Lillian Diana Gish (October 1893 – February

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