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Dorothy Mackaill (1903-1990):she was 11 when her parents separated.She had always wanted a career in the theater.As a rebellious teenager Dorothy ran away to London, where she finally persuaded her father to pay for her board and lessons.Her first job was in the chorus,then she went to work in Paris. There she met a Broadway choreographer who got her a job with the Ziegfeld Follies in New York.By 1921 Dorothy was making movies.She became a star.Her career continued into the beginning the sound era.
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The industry was in upheaval during that transitional period,and Doroty's contract with First National was not renewed when it expired in 1931.Becoming a free agent, Dorothy made films at Columbia.Things did not improve the next year,and her final three films were for quickie studios.Dorothy retired from pictures and took care of her invalid mother (1937).A detail:Celebrity spokesperson for Lux Toilet Soap [1931]. Privacy: three marriages and three divorces.

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MaryWonder says:
Love the wistful expression on her face & such a gorgeous page
Jun 20, 2013
Xguern66 says:
Another sad story. Fabulous page.
Jun 20, 2013
Micheline 1 says:
Wonderful page!xx
Jun 20, 2013
Heather63 says:
Stunningly beautiful, love this!x
Jun 20, 2013
Lavender Passion says:
Beautiful blending, colors clustering and pge! God Bless!
Jun 20, 2013
woodnymph says:
Beautiful xxx
Jun 20, 2013
tracpitch says:
Love this beautiful page xxx
Jun 20, 2013
valrushton says:
Gorgeous page!
Jun 20, 2013
   
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