Posts tagged with "lillian gish"

D.W. Griffith’s The Battle at Elderbush Gulch

Posted by Brandy Dean March 28, 2013 4 Comments 5017 views

Guess what? Today is the release 99th anniversary of D.W. Griffith’s The Battle at Elderbush Gulch. Here’s an easy six step plan to fully enjoying this Biograph short! 1. Please do not offer me guff about the release date. It was made in 1913, released in Germany for some murky reason in 1913, but the […]

Watch: The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 31, 2012 0 Comment 1087 views

Directed by D.W. Griffith and written by Anita Loos, The Musketeers of Pig Alley is often cited as the first gangster film. The short was originally released on October 31, 1912 and got a re-release a few years later on November 5, 1915. While The Musketeers of Pig Alley is no Scarface (either Muni or […]

Go Lillian Gish, It’s Your Birthday!

Posted by Brandy Dean October 14, 2012 0 Comment 1333 views

Lillian Gish, the incomparable Lillian Gish, was born on October 14, 1893. Seem like just yesterday, doesn’t it? Celebrate with some of my other posts about Miss Gish, a clip from one of my favorite movies, Broken Blossoms, and some lovely photos of the lovely Lillian. PCF on Lillian Gish Watch: The Mothering Heart (1913) […]

Film Friday Weekly Roundup: The Come Up and See Me Sometime Edition

Posted by Brandy Dean August 17, 2012 0 Comment 1063 views

It’s been like Christmas and a birthday rolled into one for silent film fans this week. TCM featured Lillian Gish and set the interwebs ablaze with talk about the finest Griffith-Gish collaborations. The Speechless Blogathon sponsored by Eternity of Dream kicks off today, bringing us first viewing impressions of silent film classics. Could it get […]

Watch: The Mothering Heart (1913)

Posted by Brandy Dean June 21, 2012 1 Comment 1200 views

D.W. Griffith’s The Mothering Heart was released on June 21, 1913. You can never ever go wrong with the incomparable Lillian Gish. A pregnant wife (Lillian Gish) is deserted by her husband (Walter Miller) and must give birth alone. After the baby is born, it dies. Meanwhile, the woman who the husband has an affair […]

Watch: Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Through the Ages

Posted by Brandy Dean June 2, 2012 1 Comment 981 views

Summer seems to be on hiatus in my backyard this Saturday. If the same is true where you live, then maybe it’s the perfect time to drag your laptop over to the cozy, comfy bed and settle in for a watch of D.W. Griffith’s epic Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Through the Ages. I have some mixed […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean January 20, 2012 2 Comments 559 views

Could it be that Pretty Clever Film Gal is nursing another cold, waking up all sneezy, and stuffy, and scratchy? I’ve already put in the cold-time this season, so I call bull on that. Fortunately, it’s Friday which means I have a couple of days of rest, fluids, and nourishing movies ahead of me. A […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean July 8, 2011 2 Comments 590 views

In my continuing quest to pass as Canadian, I’m spending the last half of this week “out in it.” That’s right, as you are reading this and enjoying the best the interwebs has to offer, I’m in an unairconditioned lodge in the middle of the woods, boiling my own drinking water! I like a day […]

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