• Dorothy Gish circa 1917

    Happy Birthday Dorothy Gish

    Happy 125th birthday to Dorothy Elizabeth Gish. I absolutely love this portrait of Dorothy circa 1917-1918 looking mischievous and wearing the black wig seen in most of her Artcraft films between 1917-1919. Why the powers that be elected to hide Dorothy’s more natural blonde locks is anyone’s guess. This portrait by Little has captured Dorothy’s delightful personality here. As a photo maven, any information on this photographer has been elusive in my research. The soft focus seems to catch her just before she bursts into peals of laughter. She looks much like the cat that captured the canary. This photo does inspire because this is the person I want to…