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

Gish Sisters Blogathon: Lillian Gish in Sweet Liberty

A note from Lindsey: Welcome to Day 2 of the Gish Sisters Blogathon! Today I’m posting a Lillian review, and tomorrow will be dedicated to Dorothy, but I’ll also be keeping up with the master list of everyone’s contributions as the celebration continues. To see what all of our wonderful participants have come up with, visit yesterday’s post, “The Gish Sisters Blogathon is here!” Lillian … Continue reading Gish Sisters Blogathon: Lillian Gish in Sweet Liberty

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!