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Top 25 Greatest Female Screen Legends

Claudette Colbert as Cleopatra

Some time ago the AFI (that’s the American Film Institute) released a list of the top 50 greatest screen legends from the Classic Hollywood era: 25 male and 25 female stars. I’m not sure exactly what their criteria were for reaching the top spot, but they classified a screen legend as an actor or actress: […]

 

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish

The beautiful 1920s silent movie star Lillian Gish. I assume this is a publicity photo from one of her movies, but does anyone know which movie it’s from?

 

Silent movie actress Lillian Gish

Silent movie actress Lillian Gish

1920s Hollywood star and silent movie actress Lillian Gish photographed by Charles Albin, New York, 1922. Aren’t her gloves and veil pretty? Such a lovely photo!

 

Silent Movie star Lillian Gish

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Lillian Gish, who was one of the biggest stars of the silent movie era and known as “The First Lady of American Cinema”, photographed c. 1915.

 

Silent movie star Lillian Gish looking stunning

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1920s silent movie actress Lillian Gish photographed by Charles Albin, New York, 1922. I love the delicate flower headband she’s wearing, and her fresh and innocent demeanour is a real contrast to Clara Bow with her scandalous flapper girl image. Source and copyright:  Some rights reserved by trialsanderrors Edited with BlogPad Pro