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Gish, Lillian 1893-1993

Overview
Works: 725 works in 2,135 publications in 7 languages and 26,304 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biography  Film noir  Short films  Epic films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Commentator, Other, Costume designer, Narrator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Singer, Artist, Contributor, Scenarist, Honoree, wpr, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

199 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,857 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 )

64 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of a psychopathic self-styled preacher, who marries and murders a young widow for her money, pursues her children to get his hand on it, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman, who becomes the children's protector
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl( Visual )

60 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,082 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 )

53 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls, raised as sisters, arrive in Paris on the eve of the French revolution only to be cruelly and tragically separated
Way down East by D. W Griffith( Visual )

91 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,004 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
Intolerance by D. W Griffith( Visual )

123 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 876 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
The night of the hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 761 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 whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

27 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and held by 557 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 unforgiven by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 545 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 )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in English and held by 534 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 515 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 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a boy and a runaway slave on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
Broken blossoms by D. W Griffith( Visual )

68 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 432 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
The birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith's American epic( Visual )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 304 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
Intolerance : love's struggle throughout the ages by D. W Griffith( Visual )

32 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 296 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
Show boat by Jerome Kern( )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promotional records for the 1936 Universal Productions film muisical Show boat. Contains brief musical excerpts dubbed from the soundtrack, interspersed with vocal commentary promoting the film
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
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
A wedding by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 264 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
 
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Orphans of the storm
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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
Alternative Names
Carter, Dorothy Elizabeth 1893-1993

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ليليان غيش

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லில்லியன் கிஸ்

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