WorldCat Identities

Gish, Lillian 1893-1993

Works: 661 works in 2,062 publications in 8 languages and 26,251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biography  Short films  Film noir  Epic films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Costume designer, Narrator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Singer, Artist, Contributor, Honoree, Scenarist, wpr, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lillian Gish
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Most widely held works by Lillian Gish
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

216 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,019 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 )

87 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,257 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

172 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,783 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 )

112 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 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
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith( Visual )

60 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

93 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,016 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
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 629 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 )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 538 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 )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and held by 524 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 )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 512 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 502 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
The birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith's American epic( Visual )

10 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in English and held by 346 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
Show boat by Jerome Kern( )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1966,the Music Theater of Lincoln Center produced a revival of Show Boat that opened July 19 and ran 64 performances before undertaking a national tour. This album includes tracks of their best performances
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

31 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 291 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
A wedding by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 270 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
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
The great train robbery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 268 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 comedians( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and German and held by 248 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 237 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
The battle at Elderbush Gulch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1913 and 1986 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of a selection of short motion pictures that traces D.W. Griffith's rapid, unparalleled development as a filmmaker during his five year stint at the Biograph Company, a development that contributed substantially to the emergence of film as a powerful form of cultural expression
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Orphans of the storm
Way down EastThe unforgivenPortrait of JennieLillian Gish : a life on stage and screenWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsThe Biograph girl : a musical
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Carter, Dorothy Elizabeth 1893-1993

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