WorldCat Identities

Gish, Lillian 1893-1993

Overview
Works: 756 works in 2,299 publications in 7 languages and 25,220 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographies  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Short films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Commentator, Costume designer, Narrator, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Singer, Artist, wpr, Scenarist, 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 )

210 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the events leading up to and immediately after the Civil War. Ben Cameron, a brave yet disillusioned Confederate soldier, creates a covert group of impassioned Southerners called the Ku Klux Klan as an answer to the supposed problem of the rise and rule of blacks and carpetbaggers. Bent on revenge, Ben leads his KKK followers in a war to suppress the black threat to white society, ultimately restoring "order" to his beloved South
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

74 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,529 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
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl( Visual )

63 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tender yet tragic tale of love and suffering in the seedy Limehouse district of London. A young Chinese man hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a frail waif who is abused by her brutal boxer father
Way down East by D. W Griffith( Visual )

96 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith( Visual )

58 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters are caught up in the French revolution of 1789
Intolerance : love's struggle through the ages by D. W Griffith( Visual )

132 editions published between 1916 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 820 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
The night of the hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment
The birth of a nation( Visual )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 637 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
The unforgiven by John Huston( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 553 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
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( Visual )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and held by 521 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 )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 511 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 483 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and held by 483 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 by D. W Griffith( Visual )

76 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 447 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. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Show boat by Jerome Kern( )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical based on the novel by Edna Ferber about entertainers on a travelling showboat on the Mississippi River
Intolerance : love's struggle throughout the ages by D. W Griffith( Visual )

34 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprised of four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story features 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
A wedding by Robert Altman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 265 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 great train robbery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 263 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 Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

29 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 249 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Orphans of the storm
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Orphans of the stormThe unforgivenPortrait of JennieLillian Gish : a life on stage and screenWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsThe Biograph girl : a musical
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, Lilian Diana

Gish, Liliana

Gish, Liljana

Gish, Lillian

Gish, Lillian Diana.

Gish, Lillian Diana 1893-1993

Guiche Lilian de 1896-1993

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Guiche, Lillian de 1893-1993

Liliana Giša

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish actrice américaine

Lillian Gish actriz estadounidense

Lillian Gish aktore amerikane

Lillian Gish aktorka amerykańska

Lillian Gish americká herečka

Lillian Gish Amerikaans acteur

Lillian Gish Amerikaans actrice

Lillian Gish Amerikana nga aktres iti pelikula ken entablado

Lillian Gish amerikanesch Schauspillerin

Lillian Gish amerikansk skuespiller

Lillian Gish Atriz americana

Lillian Gish attrice statunitense

Lillian Gish ban-aisteoir Meiriceánach

Lillian Gish US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lillian Gish yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Lillian Gishová

Lillian Qiş

Lilliana Gish

Λίλιαν Γκις

Лилиан Гиш

Лилијан Гиш

Лиллиан Гиш

Ліліан Гіш

Ліліан Гіш американська акторка

Ліліян Гіш

Լիլիան Գիշ

ליליאן גיש

جيش، ليليان، 1893-1993

ليليان غيش

ليليان غيش، 1893-1993

لیلیان گیش

لیلین قیش

لیلین گیش

लिलियन गिष

লিলিয়ান গিশ

ਲਿਲੀਅਨ ਗਿਸ਼

ଲିଲିଅନ ଗିଷ

லில்லியன் கிஸ்

ലില്ലിയൻ ഗിഷ് അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

릴리안 기시 미국의 배우

릴리안 기시 배우 출생일 = 1893년 10월 14일

ギッシュ, リリアン

リリアン・ギッシュ

リリアン・ギッシュ アメリカ合衆国の女優

呂倫居殊 美國女演員

莉莲·吉什

莉蓮·吉許

莉蓮·吉許 美國電影演員

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