Lillian Gish: The Actor’s Life for Me (Film)

A Film by Terry Sanders
Narrated by Eva Marie Saint
55 Minutes

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Called “the first lady of the silent screen,” Lillian Gish was the archetypal silent film heroine — the delicate damsel in distress, stranded on a swift-moving ice floe, cowering before a sadistic brute. The film showcases generous footage of her most memorable performances.

In this Emmy-award winning documentary, the celebrated actress reflects on her life and work spanning the 20th century, particularly her years as D.W. Griffith’s favorite leading lady and collaborator.

Emmy Award, Outstanding Prime-Time Informational Special
Opened PBS’s “American Masters” season
First Prize Blue Ribbon Award, American Film and Video Festival
Festival International du Film Sur L’Art, Montreal
CINE Golden Eagle
Belgrade International Film Festival

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“Her story is enormously absorbing and she tells it with irresistible vigor.”
– John O’Conner,
New York Times

“An exquisite profile.”

Emmy Award, Outstanding Prime-Time Informational Special
Opened PBS’s “American Masters” season
First Prize Blue Ribbon Award, American Film and Video Festival
Festival International du Film Sur L’Art, Montreal
CINE Golden Eagle
Belgrade International Film Festival

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Lillian Gish, The Actor’s life For Me (trailer)

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