Author Archives: Dorothy

Contact Made!

I sent out some letters last week to follow up on leads for people still alive who worked with Dorothy. I just got a response back and it was a positive one. It’s not a lot of information, but, darn … Continue reading

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War Bond Rally & Other Newsreel Footage

Here’s an unusual video clip I found while searching the web.  It features Dorothy during the Fourth Liberty Bond Drive in 1918.  Gotta love it, she was a cutie! Dorothy Gish signing autographs and posing with a rifle Here’s another … Continue reading

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Lost Films – Turning the Tables

Part of the challenge to researching Dorothy Gish is the lack of available films.  Virtually all the key films she made from 1917 through 1920 are lost.  Turning the Tables from 1919 is an example. A trade ad for one … Continue reading

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Minor Update

I’ve got a long road ahead of me.  I’m going to start sending emails to plenty of peeps to rally the troops. In the best news of the week, I’ve received the first response back from a publisher.  In short, … Continue reading

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eBay Frustrations

I do not surf eBay very often as a bidder anymore.  I used to be a rabid eBay surfer.  That said, I could not pass up bidding on this wonderful piece of sheet music.  Sadly, I forgot about this and … Continue reading

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Anyone Interested in Dorothy Gish?

  Let’s hope so!  Query letters have been mailed to some publishers today.

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The Dorothy Gish Project is Not Asleep

We’ve certainly not been resting, either. Distracted by other projects and continuing to promote the Rudolph Valentino  book published last year, Dorothy has been pushed to the furthest of back burners.  This is about to change!  A new source of research … Continue reading

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Let’s have a Cocktail

No, nothing exciting to celebrate at this moment.  In shuffling paper and digging about, who knew there was a cocktail created in Dorothy’s honor?  I do not know who cooked this one up, but it originates from an old Bacardi cocktail … Continue reading

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The Search for Dorothy Gish

Dorothy retired from acting in 1964, in 2010 you’d think there would be nobody left to talk about working with her.  You’d think wrong!  The list of people still with us is a pleasant surprise.  Certainly not nearly as depressing … Continue reading

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Dorothy and Rudolph Valentino

In reviewing a few interviews with Dorothy Gish, I came upon some anecdotes that were naturally of great interest.  I thought I’d share the gist of them here. Dorothy starred in a film in 1919 called Nobody Home (aka Out … Continue reading

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