People, May 19, 1980

The hug that Actress Lillian Gish, 83, bestowed on John Huston at a Lincoln Center film gala last week honoring his work was particularly affectionate. No wonder. "He seems like a relative," explained Gish. "I took my first curtain call at the age of five on the shoulders of his father Walter. We were touring in Rising Sun, Ohio." Years later, in 1960, Gish played for Huston in The Unforgiven, one of the 35 movies for which the grizzled director-actor was being honored, including such epics as The African Queen and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Huston, 73, listened to...

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