Lillian Gish chats with Merv Griffin
The Way It Was – CBS Thu. Jan. 14, 1970
Lillian Gish, one of the major film stars of the pre-talkie era, chats with Merv Griffin about the early days of motion pictures, in “A Salute to the Silent Screen,” a special edition of “The Merv Griffin Show,” Thursday, January 14 (11:30 PM – 1:00 AM, Est) in color on the CBS Television Network.
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- CBS 39779-R1-2a-Full
- Subjects: Lillian Gish, Merv Griffin
- Program: “The Merv Griffin Show”
- On Air: Thursday, Jan. 14
- 11:30 PM – 1:00 AM, Est
“A Special Salute to the Silent Screen”, with film clips of great pictures (including “Ben Hur” with Francis X. Bushman and “Way Down East” with Lillian Gish.)
Merv’s guests are Buddy Rogers, Betty Bronson, Jackie Coogan, Richard Arlen, Laura La Plante, Neil Hamilton, Chester Conklin, Ken Maynard, Minta Durfee Arbuckle, Babe London, Beverly Bayne, Betty Blythe, Viola Dana, Eddie Quillan, Dorothy Devore, Vivian Duncan and Carter deHaven.
|Runtime||1 hr (60 min)|
|Color||Black and White | Color|
|Negative Format||Video (NTSC)|
|Printed Film Format||Video (NTSC)|