One year, one film: 1928 – The Wind

One year, one film: 1928 The film: The Wind, dir. Victor Sjostrom starring Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Surprise, surprise – another Gish/Sjostrom/Hanson film! I was originally planning to go for variety with this “One year, one film” series but in this case I can’t help myself. They’re just a winning combination. Gish gives one of her … Continue reading One year, one film: 1928 – The Wind

One year, one film: 1926 – The Scarlet Letter

One year, one film: 1926 The film: The Scarlet Letter, dir. Victor Sjostrom (credited as Victor Seastrom) starring Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE A wonderful contribution to the Gish Sisters Blogathon, which I co-hosted back in 2013, gave us insight into one reason why this is such a remarkable film: Lillian Gish’s efforts to … Continue reading One year, one film: 1926 – The Scarlet Letter

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

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!

One Romantic Night (1930)

Princess Alexandra is set to reel in Crown Price Albert, who her family hopes will agree to marry her. But when Albert arrives at court to visit Alexandra, it becomes very clear that she doesn’t want a forced marriage and isn’t terribly interested in Albert. So, Albert does what any prince would do: try to win her over. Alexandra’s mother, Princess Beatrice, also concocts a … Continue reading One Romantic Night (1930)