We’re Surprised, Lillian! – MOTOGRAPHY August 19, 1916.

Diane of The Follies - Lillian Gish
Diane of The Follies – Lillian Gish

MOTOGRAPHY August 19, 1916.

We’re Surprised, Lillian!

Lillian Gish has adopted a course of training as strenuous as a professional pugilist in order to get into the best possible condition for her “rough house” work in the Triangle-Fine Arts production. “Diane of the Follies.”

Diane of The Follies still - D444

Miss Gish has several free-for-all fights in the picture, including one at her husband’s house and another on the stage of the opera house in which several chorus girls mix in.

Diane of The Follies - Lillian Gish
Diane of The Follies – Lillian Gish

In the theater scene one of the chorus girls emerged with a black eye as the result of coming in too close contact with demure Miss Gish. Miss Gish’s portrayal of the temperamental actress in “Diane of the Follies’ is expected to make other celebrated temperamental ladies of the screen look to their laurels to preserve their reputations as “Champion Temperamentalists of the World.”

W. C. Cabanne directed the production.

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