LILLIAN GISH - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 12/1981 - HFSID 152534
LILLIAN GISH Lillian Gish signs "Happy New Year" on this lined index card in 1981 Autograph sentiment signed: "Happy New Year/Lillian Gish:/December 1981", 5x3 ruled index card. In the year she signed this card, Gish appeared in the made-for-TV movie, Thin Ice, and on an episode of TV's The Love Boat
Sale Price $234.00
Lillian Gish signs "Happy New Year" on this lined index card in 1981
Autograph sentiment signed: "Happy New Year/Lillian Gish:/December 1981", 5x3 ruled index card. In the year she signed this card, Gish appeared in the made-for-TV movie, Thin Ice, and on an episode of TV's The Love Boat. Lillian Gish (1896-1993), born Lillian de Guiche, began her career as child actress "Baby Lillian" at the age of five. Lillian and her sister, Dorothy (1898-1968), who often toured with Lillian, made their film debuts (along with their mother, Mary Gish) in D.W. Griffith's film, An Unseen Enemy in 1912. Over the next several years, Lillian, who is credited as being the first true movie actress for recognizing the crucial differences between stage and film work and delivering carefully crafted performances, would make a number of films for Griffith, including The Birth of a Nation (1915), Intolerance (1916), Way Down East (1920) and Orphans of the Storm (1922). In 1923, she went to MGM, where she made La Boheme and The Scarlet Letter (both 1926). In 1930, Gish appeared in her first sound film, One Romantic Night (1930). Lillian, who was known as "The First Lady of the Silent Screen", was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Duel in The Sun (1946) and received an honorary Oscar in 1970 for her contributions to film. Fine condition.
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