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Dorothy Gish Overview:

Legendary actress, Dorothy Gish, was born Dorothy Elizabeth Gish on Mar 11, 1898 in Massillon, OH. Gish died at the age of 70 on Jun 4, 1968 in Rapallo, Italy .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Gish was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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A Film Dedicated to Lillian and : La Nuit Américaine (François Truffaut, 1973)

By Virginie Pronovost on Jul 29, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

La Nuit américaine (Day for Night) is one of those films I watched during the first years of my cinematic exploration. I remember liking back then but when I saw it for the second time years after, at the Outremont Theatre in Montreal, my reaction to it was completely different. I the right way. I c... Read full article


The Silent Life: Make yourself a WWI era Tam o’ Shanter

By Fritzi Kramer on May 17, 2014 From Movies Silently

in Hearts of the World I don’t think anyone will argue with the suggestion that pretty much walked away with Hearts of the World. Her Little Disturber was a sassy little number who wore a signature Tam o’ Shanter. The tam was a popular headgear choice for fashio... Read full article


Gish the Lesser, Happy Birthday! , Born March 11; 1898-1968 (2)

By C. S. Williams on Mar 11, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Popular two-reel actress never achieved the status of her older sister Lillian Gish, but, they did a few films together, most notably, Hearts of the World, 1918 and Orphans of the Storm (almost nary, have the heart-strings been pulled at, any better), 1921, also Lillian directed (her on... Read full article


Gish the Lesser, Happy Birthday! , Born March 11; 1898-1968

By C. S. Williams on Mar 11, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Popular two-reel actress never achieved the status of her older sister Lillian Gish, but, they did a few films together, most notably, Hearts of the World, 1918 and Orphans of the Storm (almost nary, have the heart-strings been pulled at, any better), 1921, also Lillian directed (her on... Read full article


Gish the Lesser, Happy Birthday! , Born March 11; 1898-1968

By C. S. Williams on Mar 11, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Popular two-reel actress never achieved the status of her older sister Lillian Gish, but, they did a few films together, most notably, Hearts of the World, 1918 and Orphans of the Storm (almost nary, have the heart-strings been pulled at, any better), 1921, also Lillian directed (her on... Read full article


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Daughter of actress Mary Gish.

Sister of Lillian Gish.

On 11 June 1976, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Film Theater was dedicated on the Bowling Green State University campus in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA.

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