Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish

by Charles Affron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520234340

ISBN-13: 9780520234345

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: University of California Press


At the time of her death in 1993, Lillian Gish was universally recognized as a film legend. In this revealing and absorbing narrative, Charles Affron uses newly released documents to uncover a life that was cast in the shadow of self-generated myth. Filling the gaps left by Gish's selective memoirs and authorized biographies, he shows how the actress carefully

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At the time of her death in 1993, Lillian Gish was universally recognized as a film legend. In this revealing and absorbing narrative, Charles Affron uses newly released documents to uncover a life that was cast in the shadow of self-generated myth. Filling the gaps left by Gish's selective memoirs and authorized biographies, he shows how the actress carefully shaped her public identity while keeping much of her life private.

A New York Times Notable Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520234345
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
462
Sales rank:
891,771
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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