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Dorothy and Lillian Gish

GISH, Lillian

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ISBN 10: 068413571X / ISBN 13: 9780684135717
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1973
Condition: very good(+) Hardcover
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Edited by James E. Frasher. Frontispiece and hundreds of other black-and-white photographs. 312 pages, 4to, beige cloth, dust wrapper (several tears expertly repaired). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1973). A very good(+) copy in a good dust wrapper. Inscribed to theater critic Howard Kissel on the half-title page ".with the hope that you will like this. And every fond wish. Lillian Gish.". Bookseller Inventory # 255772

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Title: Dorothy and Lillian Gish

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:very good(+)

Dust Jacket Condition: good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Lillian and Dorothy Gish were American stage, screen and television actresses whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. The Gish sisters were particularly associated with the films of director D.W. Griffith. Each sister had her own signature style: Dorothy was suited more to comedies, while Lillian's intense acting style made her perfect for melodramatic tragedies and historical set pieces, an attribute which led to her position as D.W. Griffith's star player.

The Gish's prominence within the Biograph company continued to rise throughout the 1910s, as did their global reputation as two of silent cinema's greatest actresses.

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