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Captain Macklin (1915)

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Captain Macklin (1915)
22 April 1915 (USA)



Lillian Gish ... Beatrice
Spottiswoode Aitken ... General Laquerre
William Lowery ... Heinz (as W.E. Lowery)
Dark Cloud ... General Garcia

Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erich von Stroheim ... Officer on Horseback (uncredited)

Cinematography by
Harry B. Harris ... (as H.B. Harris)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Emmett J. Flynn ... assistant director (uncredited)
Erich von Stroheim ... assistant director (uncredited)



Royal Macklin, a cadet at WEst Point, is discharged for a misdemeanor, and the father of Beatrice, Macklin's sweetheart, order her to break the engagement. Macklin goes to Honduras, in the midst of a revolution, and joins the Patriot army of General LaGuerre in the fight against Alvarez and his rebels. Macklin proves his valor in battle and saves the life of General Laguerre. But Beatrice and her father, having found that Macklin was innocent of the charge that caused his dismissal, are in Honduras and have be…

His Double Life (1933) Key Book Photos - Lillian Gish and Roland Young

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His Double Life (1933) Key Book Photos - Lillian Gish and Roland Young









His Double Life (1933) Key Book Photos - Lillian Gish and Roland Young

Lillian Gish as Egeria - 1939

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Lillian Gish and Paul Cadmus as Egeria and Numa Pompilius 1939



1987 Cannes Film Festival

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The 40th Cannes Film Festival was held from 7 to 19 May 1987. The Palme d'Or went to the Sous le soleil de Satan by Maurice Pialat, a choice which was considered "highly controversial" and the prize was given under the jeers of the public. Pialat is quoted to have retorted "You don’t like me? Well, let me tell you that I don’t like you either!"



The festival opened with Un homme amoureux, directed by Diane Kurys and closed with Aria, directed by Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge and Julien Temple. The 1987 Festival also paid tribute to Federico Fellini.

The Whales of August directed by Lindsay Anderson, starring Lillian Gish, Bette Davis, Ann Sothern, Vincent Price was selected to be screened out of competition, (also Raising Arizona, Macbeth, Something Wild, Aida, Hotel du Paradis)



Gish's performance was received glowingly, winning her the National Board of…

Letter 1988

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NY-Allan Warren 1972

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Miss Lillian Gish in her New York Apartment, photographed in 1972 by Allan Warren. She was 80-years-old. She continued working, in ten more film and television roles including an appearance on “The Love Boat.” She made her "Whales of August” (1987) at the age of ninety-four.