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The First Lady of the Silent Screen
   is a nickname for   
Lillian Gish
The First Best Actress Academy Award Went to Lillian Gish
   is   
False
Janet Gaynor in 1928
Lucy Burrows in the Film Broken Blossoms (1919)
   is played by   
Lillian Gish
Night of the Hunter (1955)
   starred   
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish
Director: Charles Laughton. Also starred James Gleason, Evelyn Varden & Peter Graves. Plot: A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Lillian Gish
   is an   
Actor
1982
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish and Joseph Schildkraut
IMDB rating 8.2/10. Director: D. W. Griffith.
Broken Blossoms (1919)
   starrred   
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Donald Crisp
Director: D.W.Griffith. Also starred Arthur Howard, Edward Peil Sr., George Beranger and Norman. Drama/romance. A frail waif, abused by her brutish boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
The Wind (1928)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson and Montagu Love
IMDB rating 8.3/10. Director: Victor Sjöström. The film was a major bomb when it came out. It's now regarded as a classic. Selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1993.
Romola (1924)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish and William Powell
Director: Henry King. Also starred Ronald Colman, Herbert Grimwood & Bonaventura Ibáñez. Plot: In Renaissance Florence, Tito (Powell), a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work.
The White Sister (1923)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman and Gail Kane
Director: Henry King. Also starred J. Barney Sherry, Charles Lane & Juliette La Violette. Plot: Lillian Gish is the daughter of a rich Italian count who is killed in a fall from his horse. Though Lillian stands to inherit a large estate...
True Heart Susie (1919)
   starrred   
Lillian Gish, Kate Bruce and Raynond Cannon
Director: D.W.Griffith. Also starred Robert Harron, Clarine Seymour and Wilbur Higby. Drama. Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbour boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices...
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish and Joseph Schildkraut
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Frank Losse, Katherine Emmett & Morgan Wallace. Plot: Henriette (Lillian) and Louise (Dorothy), a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever...
Broken Blossoms (1919)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Donald Crisp
IMDB rating 7.6/10. Director: D.W.Griffith.
Way Down East (1920)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Lowell Sherman
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Burr McIntosh, Kate Bruce & Mary Hay. Plot: A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
   starrred   
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh Amd Miriam Cooper
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred henry B. Walthall, Ralph Lewis and George Siegmann. Drama/history/romance/war/western. The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war...
Way Down East (1920)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess and Lowell Sherman
IMDB rating 8.2/10. Director: D. W. Griffith.
The Wind (1928)
   starred   
Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson and Montagu Love
Director: Victor Sjöström. Also starred Dorothy Cumming, Edward Earle & William Orlamond. Plot: Letty moves to West Texas from the East and it seems that the wind always blows and the sand gets everywhere...
The Greatest Question (1919)
   starrred   
Lillian Gish, Robert Harron and Ralph Graves
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Eugenie Besserer, George Fawcett & Tom Wilson. Plot: An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.






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