DMH Spotlight - Helen Hayes Lillian Gish Anita Loos John Gielgud at the MOMA Back


Thanks to Kevin Lewis, above, with Lillian Gish, for inviting me to photograph at the Museum of Modern Art MOMA birthday party in her honor on September 18, 1980.

All photographs Copyright © 1980 Diana Mara Henry


Helen Hayes entertaining her fans: Sir John Gielgud, Nedda Harrigan Logan, Lillian Gish, and Abby (Mrs. John D. III) Rockefeller and Irene Worth at Lillian Gish birthday tribute, MOMA, NYC, 9/18/80


Don't you just love the old contact sheets? Here are the Captions for Sheet #1, courtesy of and thanks to Kevin Lewis!

#4: Irene Worth, Lillian Gish, Sir John Geilgud at the podium of the Museum theater, Museum of Modern Art.

#5: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, Irene Worth, Helen Hayes, Lillian Gish, Sir John Gielgud, Mrs. Nedda Harrington Logan.

#6 and #7: Same as #5.

#8:             , Irene Worth, Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes and Mrs. Nedda Harringan Logan.

#9: Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Mrs. Nedda Harringan Logan.

#10: Sir John Gielgud, Helen Hayes, N. Logan, Lillian Gish, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, and Irene Worth.

#11: Sir John Gielgud, James Frazer (Lillian Gish's manager), Lillian Gish, and Nedda Harringan Logan (partial view).

#12: Passing Lillian Gish in The Wind in a blow Up for the Museum of Modern Art's retrospective of her films, are Lillian Gish, Irene Worth.

#13:           , Margaret Hamilton,               , Joan Bennett,

#14:                          , Anita Loos.

#15: Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin,

#16: Joan Bennet, Margaret Hamilton.

#17: Charles Turner, Lillian Gish.

#18: Richard Oldenbourg (Director, Museum of Modern Art), Mrs. John D. Rockefeller,

#19: Anna Sosenko (songwriter), Anita Loos.

#20: Anita Loos and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III.

#21: With Lillian Gish, two admirers.

#22: Sir John Gielgud and Anita Loos.

#23: Joan Fontaine with

#24: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III with

#25: Richard Oldenbourg, Director of MOMA, and Joan Fontaine.

#26: Anita Loos embracing Lillian Gish.

#27: Same.

#28:                               and Anita Loos.

#29:  Anita Loos and Helen Hayes.

#30: Joan Fontaine, Ruth Ford and

#31:                                     with Helen Hayes.

#32: Celeste Holm.

#33: Arlene Dahl and friends...

#34:                         with Hermoine Gingold.

#35: Helen Hayes and Lillian Gish, hugging.

#36: Lillian Gish and (see #30).

     

 

Note, top row second from left frame #35 of Helen Hayes and Lillian Gish was published in Time magazine with the caption:"Hayes gushes over Gish." (Image above.) Email us for permission to use any of these photographs....

Captions for Sheet #2.

#0: Jean Darlymple (second from left).

#1:

#2: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, Nedda Logan and

#3: Eileen Bowser and Lillian Gish.

#4: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III and Lillian Gish.

#5: Sir John Gielgud, Irene Worth, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III and Lillian Gish.

#6: Ruth Warrick and Lillian Gish - in middle...

#7: Jean Darlymple with...

#8:

#9: Hermoine Gingold and Lillian Gish.

#10, #11: Film writer Kevin Lewis and Lillian Gish.

#12: Lillian Gish and admirers.

#13:                                , Charles Turner, John Turner and Kevin Lewis.

#14:                                      and Lillian Gish.

#15: Lillian Gish and Margareta Akermark.

#16: Jack Gilford and Lillian Gish.

#17: Lillian Gish and Charlotte Chandler, author.

#18: Charlotte Chandler and Kevin Lewis.

#19:                                          Maureen Stapleton.

#20: Willard Van Dyke, filmmaker.

#21: Willard Van Dyke with

#22:

#23:

#24:                                            Lillian Gish.

#25: Lillian Gish and Eileen Bowser.

#26: Charles Silver, Lillian Gish and Eileen Bowser (front).

#27: Lillian Gish.

#28: Same.

#29: Maureen Stapleton and Margaret Hamilton.

#30:                                       and Joan Bennett.


Sir John Gielgud with (left to right) Irene Worth, Mrs. John D. (Blanchette) Rockefeller III, and Lillian Gish at Lillian Gish birthday party and celebration for Anita Loos at the MOMA ( Museum of Modern Art)9/18/80.

Maureen Stapleton and MArgaret Hamilton at the MOMA, all photographs copyright © 1980 Diana Mara Henry.

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