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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Gish, Lillian

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Adventures of a boy and a runaway slave on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America.
DVD 7283
Birth of a nation
This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.
DVD 1205
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl
This is one of Griffith's most widely acclaimed films, using a new style of lighting and photography to stress intimate character relationships rather than spectacle. A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. The result is tragedy.
DVD 830
Comedians
A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer.
DVD 5870
Intolerance a drama of comparisons /
Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city.
DVD 9811
Keaton plus
In this exclusive collection of cinematic treasures, Kino on video, pays homage to the lesser-known works of the screen's most inventive comedian. Film historian John Bengtson has prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills and more. Also features Ten girls ago, a musical never completed or released providing the opportunity for Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr and Eddie Foy, Jr. to make a comeback with the help of pop star Dion. The short rough cut was assembled to court potential investors.
DVD 9114
Night of the hunter
A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman.
DVD 1256
Orphans of the storm
Two sisters are caught up in the French revolution of 1789.
DVD 446
Portrait of Jennie
An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story.
DVD 3287
Way down East
Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past.
DVD 586
Wedding
A satire on the great American institution of marriage as two families overflowing with lunatics and lechers try to get along for the wedding day but succeed only in exposing each other's secrets and sins.
DVD 4347
Whales of August
Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together.
DVD 9877