Tag: Lillian Gish

September 29, 2014 /

A one-off by an actor who was chilly toward children and was known to be somewhat self-involved — and he created a masterpiece. Robert Mitchum as one of the scariest villains I’ve ever seen pictured with the children he helped direct: Click here, or on the picture below, for wonderful…

September 29, 2014 /

Film pioneer – a delicate blossom with a titanium core. Watching over the orphaned children in Night of the Hunter: A studio portrait of D. W. Griffith’s leading lady: Behind the scenes on location in the Mojave in 1928 for The Wind: Miss Gish lived to the age of 99…

September 29, 2014 /

A spellbinding film and the only one Charles Laughton ever directed. It is a persistent and haunting vision of sanctimonious hypocrisy – and it reveals how any huckster, con-artist, or killer can cloak themselves in the mantle of religion and get away with mayhem… until they run into the likes…

October 28, 2012 /

NEW YORK TIMES: October 28, 2012 New York Prepares for Storm’s Arrival By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ As the National Hurricane Center warned that Hurricane Sandy could bring “life-threatening” flooding along the Atlantic coast, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said that subway, bus, and railroad service in New York would…