Appeared (as "Mrs. Carrie Watts") in "The Trip to Bountiful" on Broadway. Written by Horton Foote
. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue
. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Nov 1953-5 Dec 1954 (39 performances). Cast: Gene Lyons, Eva Marie Saint
(as "Thelma"), Jo Van Fleet
(as "Jessie Mae Watts"), David Clive, Helen Cordes, Frederic Downs, ...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
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Did You Know?
Fans always write asking why I didn't smile more in films. I smiled in Annie Laurie
(1927), but I can't recall that it helped much.
In 1970, she wrote to congratulate California's First Lady Nancy Reagan
after the Governor's wife likened anti-war protesters to Nazis in an interview. "Every time you and Ronnie open your mouths you echo my thoughts," Gish wrote.
The First Lady of American Cinema