Sunday, October 19, 2014

Lillian Gish - Autographed photo page plus DVD from classic films!

Hearts of the World (1918) with Dorothy Gish

Orphans of the Storm (1921) with Dorothy Gish 

The White Sister (1923) Co-starring Ronald Colman - SOLD

Lillian Gish & Helen Hayes ~ Arsenic & Old Lace (1969) 
ob Crane & Fred Gwynne 
co-starring Billy De Wolfe, Richard Deacon, Bob Dishy, Jack Gilford, Sue Lyon, Elaine Harper & David Wayne 
Aired: April 2nd, 1969 - ABC Movie of the Week

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

1916 silent comedies: Mystery Of The Leaping Fish (1916) Douglas Fairbanks & Bombs by Mack Sennett

The Mystery Of The Leaping Fish: 1916 Film (Cocaine Using "Scientific Detective" Named Coke Ennyday)

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish is a 1916 American short silent comedy film spoofing Craig Kennedy and Sherlock Holmes. It stars Douglas Fairbanks as Coke Ennyday, a detective with a massive drug habit who resorts to cocaine at every opportunity; he jigs through the film looking unnaturally happy.

Directed by John Emerson & Christy Cabanne, the story was written by Tod Browning, director of the notorious Freaks and Dracula. Anita Loos wrote the film's intertitles.

A 35mm print of the film still exists in its entirety and is currently in the public domain.

Initial release: June 11, 1916
Directors: Christy Cabanne, John Emerson
Story by: Tod Browning
Cinematography: John W. Leezer
Screenplay: Tod Browning, Anita Loos


Also known as Bombs and Brides in the USA

Cast: Charles Murray, Louise Fazenda, Mary Thurman, Harry Booker, Wayland Trask, Edgar Kennedy

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Triangle Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. / Released 8 October 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in the USA as Bombs and Brides in 1920.

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Häxan (1922) The Witches or Witchcraft Through The Ages & The Golem (1915) DVD

Häxan (Danish title: Heksen; English title: The Witches or Witchcraft Through The Ages) is a 1922 Swedish/Danish silent horror film written, directed and starred Benjamin Christensen. Based partly on Christensen's study of the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th-century German guide for inquisitors, Häxan is a study of how superstition and the misunderstanding of diseases and mental illness could lead to the hysteria of the witch-hunts.

The film was made as a documentary but contains dramatized sequences that are comparable to horror films.

With Christensen's meticulous recreation of medieval scenes and the lengthy production period, the film was the most expensive Scandinavian silent film ever made, costing nearly two million Swedish kronor.

Although it won acclaim in Denmark and Sweden, the film was banned in the United States and heavily censored in other countries for what were considered at that time graphic depictions of torture, nudity and sexual perversion.

Janus, 1968 release, entitled Witchcraft Through the Ages. This version featured an eclectic jazz score by Daniel Humair (played by a quintet including Jean-Luc Ponty on violin and Daniel Humair on percussion) and dramatic narration by William S. Burroughs. (Run time: 1hr 16min 43sec)

The Golem (German: Der Golem, shown in the USA as The Monster of Fate) is a 1915 silent horror film written and directed by Paul Wegener and Henrik Galeen. It is inspired by ancient Jewish legend. It is a long lost film, though the Deutsche Kinemathek film archive possesses "108 meter fragments".

( states, however, that a "print exists".

It is the first of a trilogy by Wegener, followed by The Golem and the Dancing Girl (1917) and The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920). David Brooks, writing as a columnist for Minnesota Daily, said the film "deals with the tragic issues in life." (Run time: 1 hr 41min 23sec)

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Lillian Gish: The Movies, Mr Griffith, and Me autographed 1st ed. book + 1 DVD $35

Lillian Gish: The Movies, Mr Griffith, and Me auto book + one DVD
By: Lillian Gish

Hand signed by the legendary actress/author: Lillian
“In remembrance, Lillian Gish”

Seller, Brian Pinette was a personal friend of Miss Gish for over 30+ years until her passing.

With COA and Provenance.

First Edition: 1969; Prentice-Hall
Condition: Used - Very Good
Used/Very Good. No Prior Owner's Names Or Book Plates. A Tight Fresh Clean Condition Volume. No Writing In The Text Of The Book. Text Block Interior Is Bright & White. Dust Jacket Is In Very good Condition - The Book Looks Like A Good Volume. No Other Marks On This Volume. Shipping The Same Day As You Place Your Order. The Book Will Be Carefully Packed With A FREE Tracking Number. Thank You.

This colorful, moving memoir is more than the story of one of the greatest stars of all time; here, for the first time, Lillian Gish takes us through the history of the moving picture industry itself. Beginning with her life as a child actress at the turn of the century, Miss Gish portrays her long years as a silent film star, her first experience in sound films, her successful return to the theater after years in movies, and her later television appearances.

The story of Lillian Gish is inseparable from the history of movies in America: from the early days, when the pioneers of the industry worked long hours through hardship and cold, public criticism, the horrors of war, and the poverty of the Depression, united by their common vision of the greatness that was to be.

Through warm remembrances Miss Gish gives us insights into the people and events that shaped the development of modern films. Here are glimpses of the giants of film and theater: Pickford, Valentino, von Stroheim, Garbo, Coward, Gielgud, and many others. She brings to life the courageous and innovative David Wark Griffith, the father of film art, whose consuming passion was to create new and better ways to tell a story on celluloid.

A long-time member of his company and his lifetime friend, Miss Gish separates the man from the legend. Hard-working, perfectionistic, striving always to reach new heights, he was also tender, generous, sensitive, and hopelessly impractical with money. Lillian Gish's account of the Griffith years gives us an intensely human view of a great man, as well as the inside story of the making of such early film classics as The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, Broken Blossoms, Way Down East, and Orphans of the Storm.

Here is a monument to the golden days and to those who made them memorable. Enhanced by photographs of Miss Gish in many of her most famous roles, this book is a tribute to a great actress and a great lady. It is also a tribute to a man, an industry, and an era.

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Arsenic and Old Lace (1969) TV movie starring Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Bob Crane & Fred Gwynne
The Wind (1928) Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, directed by Victor Seastrom with Intro by Miss Gish
The Whales of August (1987) Bette Davis, Ann Sothern Vincent Price

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Saturday, October 4, 2014

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