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James Malachi Rennie married Dorothy Gish On December 26, 1920 in Greenwich, CT. They divorced in 1935. How’s that for a short and sweet post!?
Just because Dorothy started her career with D.W. Griffith does not make her an automatic pioneer. She did not invent a lens or the close up. Dorothy did pen at least one scenario that was adapted by Dell Henderson and … Continue reading
A NYC researcher has been engaged! How much of the material I want to see and will be accessible is anyone’s guess. In any case, this is a HUGE step forward in the hunting and gathering research department.
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
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
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
Let’s hope so! Query letters have been mailed to some publishers today.
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