Lillian Gish, Close-Up

According to director Lindsay Anderson, one day he said to Lillian Gish, “Miss Gish, you have just given me a perfect close-up.” Bette Davis observed, “She should. She invented ’em.” (The Whales of August – 1987)

Lillian Gish speaking on telephone view 2 - Nell Dorr 1930

Lillian Gish by Nell Dorr 1930 Amon Carter Museum - Web

Lillian Gish Portrait cca 1925, Photographer: Fred Hartsook L.A.

Lillian Gish APEDA New York Photography cca 1921
Lillian Gish APEDA New York Photography cca 1921

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Lillian Gish APEDA New York Photography cca 1921 detail HiRes
Lillian Gish APEDA New York Photography cca 1921 detail HiRes

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A selection made from few of Miss Lillian Gish’s silent films

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