Monthly Archives: September 2010

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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Primary Sources

In working previously on Valentino, I knew all too well primary source material would be hard to come by and direct testimony impossible since there is nobody left alive who knew him. Dorothy Gish is a little different.  She lived longer, … Continue reading

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The journey begins

With Rudolph Valentino: The Silent Idol completed, I’ve been bitten by the research bug.  To begin rediscovering Dorothy Gish, I’ve taken on a project I think I can really sink my teeth into. Dorothy was a little less famous than her … Continue reading

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