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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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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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