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Friday, October 14, 2016
Happy Birthday Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Inscribed Photo
Happy birthday to the "First Lady of American Cinema" Lillian Gish (1893 - 1993) whose film career spanned 75 years, from 1912 in silent film shorts to 1987. Our Collector's Treasure of the Day is this 8 x 10 inch color
photograph of Lillian Gish and actor Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1909 - 2000) at a party which has been inscribed by Gish to Fairbanks,
"For my handsome Doug - With Love, Lillian." Gish is best known for her films in the 1910s and 1920s including
Birth of a Nation
. Crisp clear signature on a Near Fine photograph. Authenticity guaranteed for life by Collector's Shangri-La.
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