Gish Sisters Blogathon update: Schedule!

We’re just a few days away from the three-day celebration of Dorothy and Lillian Gish, which Movies, Silently and TMP are co-hosting in honor of the 101st anniversary of the sisters’ film debut! The following is the schedule we’ve cooked up for each day of the blogathon.

If you’re participating and have a scheduling conflict, or haven’t yet joined us and would like to hop on the blogathon train just in time for the festivities, leave a comment here or email either one of your friendly hosts!

Day 1: September 7

Cinemalacrum – The Night of the Hunter

Critica Retro – Orphans of the Storm

Donald Mania – Video tribute

Falderal – Lillian’s relationship with Mary Pickford

The Film Writer – Profile of Lillian

Films Worth Watching – The Battle of Elderbush Gulch

The Motion Pictures – List of participants (to be updated throughout the blogathon w/ links)

Movies, Silently – Gretchen the Greenhorn

The Nitrate Diva – Hearts of the World

Nitrate Glow – Broken Blossoms/poetry inspired by the film

Once Upon a Screen – The Musketeers of Pig Alley

The Pneumatic Rolling-Sphere Carrier Delusion – newspaper clippings

portraitsbyjenni – The Scarlet Letter + a post on a theater named after Lillian

Silent Volume – La Boheme

Silent Volume – Mothering Heart

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To – The Whales of August

Day 2: September 8

Cinematic Catharsis – Broken Blossoms

Donald Mania – Article on Lillian’s influence on cinema

Don’t Upset Granny Gish – Article on becoming a Gish fan

The Film Writer – Profile of Dorothy

Films Worth Watching – True Heart Susie

The Great Katharine Hepburn – Remodeling Her Husband

MIB’s Instant Headache – Birth of a Nation Blu-ray

The Motion Pictures – Sweet Liberty

Outspoken and Freckled – The Night of the Hunter

Silent Volume – Birth of a Nation

Silent Volume – Intolerance

The Soul of the Plot – Duel in the Sun

Thrilling Days of Yesteryear – The Wind

Day 3: September 9

Don’t Upset Granny Gish – His Double Life

The Film Writer – Video

Girls Do Film – Romola

The Joy and Agony of Movies – Intolerance

The Last Drive In – Alfred Hitchcock Hour, “The Body in the Barn”

Motion Picture Gems – TBD

The Motion Pictures – The Cardinal

Movie Classics – The Scarlet Letter

The Movie Rat – Article on the Gish sisters’ film careers

Movies, Silently – The Unseen Enemy

The Nitrate Diva – Way Down East

Silent Volume – Birth of a Nation recut

Silver Screenings – Portrait of Jennie

Strictly Vintage Hollywood – Nell Gwynn

True Classics – La Boheme

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