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Lillian would be equally at home with the Beatles and with the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Lillian would be equally at home with the Beatles and with the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Lillian would be equally at home with the Beatles and with the Archbishop of Canterbury.


Lillian Gish is a very considerable person. She is, furthermore, a lady. The word "lady" has become so outmoded as to seem archaic. Certain people do exist, however, to whom it truly applies, and Lillian is one of them. She is considerate and therefore good-mannered. Her values are good, her humor is good, and she has great good sense. All this excelence is flavored by a charming romanticism on one hand and an astringent sense of the practical on the other. These qualities are supported by a disciplined will, good health, and unflagging enthusiasm and energy, not only for her work but also for all the enjoyable things that life has to offfer. Finally she is and has always been a ravishingly beautiful woman.

Professionally she minds her own business, and film and theater gossip leaves her cold. She turn…