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Gish, Lillian 1893-1993

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,649 publications in 6 languages and 23,662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Silent films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short films  Western films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Commentator, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Singer, Artist, Scenarist, Contributor, Honoree, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lillian Gish
 
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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

125 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
The night of the hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman, who becomes the children's protector
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

151 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

106 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. The result is tragedy
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith( Visual )

41 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters are caught up in the French revolution of 1789
Way down East by D. W Griffith( Visual )

57 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl is seduced and has a baby which dies. She is taken on as a servant by a farming family, but when her guilty past is revealed the farmer turns her out of the house into the wintry countryside. The girl almost drowns, but is rescued by the farmer's son who marries her
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story
Follow me, boys!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lem Siddons decides to put down roots after one too many years on the road with a ramshackle jazz band. He marries his sweetheart Vida Downey, and becomes a scoutmaster
The unforgiven by John Huston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supposedly peace-loving community is shaken when the daughter of one of its white settlers is accused of being an Indian
A wedding by Robert Altman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the great American institution of marriage as two families overflowing with lunatics and lechers try to get along for the wedding day but succeed only in exposing each other's secrets and sins
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

22 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letty, a girl from Virginia, is forced to make her home with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy, an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness and she shoots him. She buries his body in the sand, but the strong wind tugs at the grave and uncovers it, driving her mad. Lige returns and Letty tells him what has happened. They look for the body, but the strong wind has covered it once again. They decide to face the wind together
The great train robbery and other primary works by Edwin S Porter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special edition contains two versions of this historically significant western the original silent archival version and a digitally enhanced version with new music, effects track and color sequences
The birth of a nation D.W. Griffith's American epic( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 100 years after its initial release, this film remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences. It is the epic story of two families, one Northern and one Southern, during and after the Civil War. D.W. Griffith's masterful direction combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African-Americans
Way down East a simple story of plain people( Visual )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impoverished Anna Moore lives in a New England village with her elderly mother. Anna sets out to petition her wealthy city-dwelling Aunt Emma for help. At Aunt Emma's Anna meets rich, idle, womanizer Lennox Sanderson, who uses a mock marriage to compel her surrender to his seduction. When Anna announces that she is pregnant, the cad reveals the truth then deserts her. Anna's baby dies, her mother passes away. Abandoned and orphaned she finds refuge working on the Bartlett farm--a shamed woman who only wishes to keep her secret. David Bartlett has fallen in love with the gentle servant girl, however, and refuses to let the Puritanical justifications of a stuffy and unfeeling society alter his feelings
The comedians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer
Intolerance A sun-play of the ages : A drama of comparisons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
True heart Susie the story of a plain girl( Visual )

23 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True heart Susie: A young girl sells the family cow to anonymously finance her sweetheart's education, only to find he's left her for a modern woman
 
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Alternative Names
Carter, Dorothy Elizabeth 1893-1993

De Guiche, Lillian.

De Guiche, Lillian 1893-1993

Giš, Lilian 1893-1993

Gish, Lilian.

Gish, Lilian 1893-1993

Gish Lilian 1896-1993

Gish, Lillian

Gish, Lillian Diana.

Gish, Lillian Diana 1893-1993

Guiche Lilian de 1896-1993

Guiche, Lillian de.

Guiche, Lillian de 1893-1993

Liliana Giša

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish actrice américaine

Lillian Gish actriz estadounidense

Lillian Gish aktorka amerykańska

Lillian Gish Amerikaans acteur

Lillian Gish attrice statunitense

Lillian Gish US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lillian Gishová

Lillian Qiş

Lilliana Gish

Λίλιαν Γκις

Лилиан Гиш

Лилијан Гиш

Лиллиан Гиш

Ліліан Гіш

Ліліян Гіш

Լիլիան Գիշ

ליליאן גיש

جيش، ليليان، 1893-1993

ليليان غيش

ليليان غيش، 1893-1993

لیلین گیش

릴리안 기시 배우 출생일 = 1893년 10월 14일

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リリアン・ギッシュ

莉蓮·吉許

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Way down EastPortrait of JennieThe unforgivenLillian Gish : a life on stage and screenWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsThe Biograph girl : a musical