Lillian Gish (1893-1993) was an American film legend, one of the earliest stars of th
Gish appeared as a DiD in the 1915 classic silent film, "The Birth of a Nation." It is the first known instance of a cleave gag in American cinema.
- The Birth of a Nation (1915) - Gagged with a knotted scarf.
- Orphans of the Storm (1921) - Hands are tied berhind her as she approaches execution by guillotine.
- The Scarlet Letter (1926) - Placed in stocks