Lillian Gish (1896–1993), U.S. actor. The Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me, ch. 17 (1969).
Gish was an important silent film actor. Here she was describing the attitudes of the actors and crew who worked under the great director, D. W. Griffith (1875-1948), in the early years of the movie industry before the development of big studios. Film was still an art that expressed an individual artist's vision.