Gish Sisters Blogathon: Dorothy Gish in The Cardinal

Fifty-one years after her debut film An Unseen Enemy was released, Dorothy Gish starred in her final film: Otto Preminger’s The Cardinal (1963). The film follows Stephen Fermoyle (Tom Tryon), a man who decided at a young age — with some prodding by his parents — that it was his destiny to become a Catholic priest. It begins with his ordination in 1917 and goes on … Continue reading Gish Sisters Blogathon: Dorothy Gish in The Cardinal

The Gish Sisters Blogathon is here!

The day has finally arrived! The Gish Sisters Blogathon, hosted by myself and Fritzi of Movies Silently, is upon us! Today through September 9, we’re paying tribute to all things Gish in honor of the 101st anniversary of Lillian and Dorothy’s film debut, An Unseen Enemy. In this post I’ll be linking every contribution to the blogathon over the next three days. Check back often … Continue reading The Gish Sisters Blogathon is here!

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 … Continue reading Gish Sisters Blogathon update: Schedule!

Announcing the Gish Sisters Blogathon!

Lillian and Dorothy Gish made their film debut on September 9, 1912, portraying sisters in D.W. Griffith’s An Unseen Enemy. With this year marking the 101st anniversary of that debut, Fritzi of Movies, Silently decided that she wanted to bring the classic film blogging community together to share our appreciation for the Gish sisters — and so the Gish Sisters Blogathon was born! Since Fritzi’s … Continue reading Announcing the Gish Sisters Blogathon!