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Lou Lumenick - New York Post
Lou LumenickNew York PostThe legendary Lillian Gish made her final screen appearance playing Bette Davis' sister in this touching drama with great late performances by Vincent Price and Oscar-nominated Ann Sothern. An out-of-print DVD will cost you $60 and up.
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:21 pm
Hollywood's great directors on the First
The New YorkerHollywood's great directors on the First World War, at MOMA.The New YorkerIts protagonists, the Boy (Robert Harron) and the Girl (Lillian Gish), are expatriate Americans whose families live in a French village. They meet and fall instantly in love, but their wedding is postponed by the declaration of war and the Boy's ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:30 pm
Top Ten World War I Films - Progressive.org
Top Ten World War I FilmsProgressive.orgCinema also got into the act, with Tinseltown's D. W. Griffith shooting battle scenes on location in Europe for the anti-German morale booster “Hearts of the World,” starring Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Erich von Stroheim, and Noel Coward, which came out ...and more »
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 1:32 pm
Road Trip! Destination: Milford, Pike County
Road Trip! Destination: Milford, Pike CountyTribune-ReviewThe three-day long event also celebrates Milford's storied cinema past: This small town has seen legends Zane Grey, D.W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish and John Barrymore walking its streets over the years. “It's a charming festival located in ...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 6:07 pm
Adrienne Warren Joins Bucks County
Adrienne Warren Joins Bucks County Playhouse's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN ...Broadway WorldThe Playhouse quickly became one of the country's most famous regional theaters, featuring a roster of American theatrical royalty including Helen Hayes, Kitty Carlisle, Colleen Dewhurst, Shirley Booth, Lillian Gish, Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Bert ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 3:28 pm
Over 100 more movies that really ought to beI’ve learned a lot from the outpouring of reader response to my two recent columns — 64 clips of movies you can’t find on DVD and Even more clips (70,...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:20 pm
Shots firedFILM "The First World War holds the distinction of being America's most popular conflict while it lasted, and the most hated as soon as it was over," writes Russell Merritt in the intro to his guest-curated Pacific Film Archive series "Over the Top and Into the Wire: WWI on Film." Though World War I is a much less popular cinematic subject than WWII, or even the Vietnam War, its complexities ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:24 pm
Road Trip! Destination: Milford, Pike CountyModeled after the streets of Philadelphia, Milford was one of the first “planned” communities. It was laid out after the Revolutionary War by riding Circuit ...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 6:15 pm
'Round the Square for FridayDOWNTOWN: Few people can remember Bradford the way Elmer DeLucia, who will be 91 on Aug. 5, remembers it.
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 4:09 am
Seeger Fest: A Time to Remember, a Time toFolk singer Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi will be remembered next week in a free, five-day festival throughout New York City and the Hudson River Valley. Seeger Fest was organized by the singer’s grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson to take the place of a traditional memorial. He said he wanted to capture Seeger’s spirit and legacy. “My grandfather was really about people, community and music ...
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:12 am
Hearts of the WorldYoung American man Douglas Gordon Hamilton (Robert Harron) lives in a rural French community where he is successfully wooing local beauty Marie Stephenson (Lillian Gish). But their romance is interrupted when World War I dawns, and Douglas decides to join ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:32 pm
From the Archive: Lillian GishFrom the archive: Silent film star Lillian Gish talks to a television reporter near the Wilder Dam in April 1979 — Gish received the first Dartmouth Film Award for her contributions to motion pictures. She starred in the 1920 movie Way Down East ...
Posted on 29 April 2014 | 10:00 am
From the archive, 17 March 1936: Why I movedMiss Irene Vanbrugh and Miss Lillian Gish, who are appearing in "The Old Maid" at the Opera House, Manchester, were guests at luncheon yesterday of the Town and Counties Club. Miss Vanbrugh is, in fact, a member of the club. "It is," she averred, "the only ...
Posted on 16 March 2014 | 8:50 pm
Lillian Gish; Bea Campbell; One MillionAs we gear up for the Oscars on Sunday a treat from the Woman's Hour archive collection - an interview with Lillian Gish described as the First Lady of American Cinema. In a career that spanned 75 years she talks about playing her last heroine part at just ...
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 10:13 pm
TCM celebrates Lillian Gish; a look at FirstWhen film historians talk about pioneers in the business of movie making, director D. W. Griffith and two of his frequent leading ladies, Mary Pickford and Lillian Gish are at the top of the list. While Pickford has been dubbed 'America's Sweetheart', it's ...
Posted on 14 October 2013 | 5:38 am
Slooow Down: Four Bushwick Art Shows to HelpAn exhibition true to the gallery's name, Whales of Summer references the 1987 movie of the same name, where Bette Davis and Lillian Gish are both “a million years old” spending potentially their final summer in Coastal ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:30 am
Anna Deavere Smith to launch 2014-15 PennyShe has been awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the largest and most prestigious awards in the arts, the National Humanities Medal, and the MacArthur Foundation's “Genius” Fellowship for creating “a new form of theatre
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 7:43 am
Proof Positive: Vintage Babe of the Week... Babe of the Week. Tonight's Vintage Babe* is Lillian Gish! (*a.k.a. Rule Five Thursday) ... Natlie Portman is Gish today and I am sure we could think of many other examples. ReplyDelete · Proof July 10, 2014 at 7:21 PM.
Posted on 10 July 2014 | 2:30 pm
Vintage Style Files: Lillian Gish |While we frequently starlets from the 40′s, 50′s and 60′s, this week we're featuring one of the earliest grande dames of cinema. This week on the blog, we're featuring Lillian Gish. For those unfamiliar with the name, Gish ...
Posted on 10 June 2014 | 10:43 pm
Looking for Lillian Gish : Arts :With no hesitation, I would name the ice floe scene Lillian Gish endured in D. W. Griffith's Way Down East, his 1920 classic melodrama with feminist overtones. To this day, few directors, even with special effects, could make ...
Posted on 10 June 2014 | 5:00 am