Appeared (as "Grace Fenning" / "Fenny") in "Dear Octopus" on Broadway. Written by Dodie Smith
. Scenic Design by Gladys E. Calthrop. Directed by Glen Byam Shaw
. Broadhurst Theatre: 11 Jan 1939-Feb 1939 (closing date unknown/53 performances). Cast: Alice Belmore
(as "Nanny"), Naomi Campbell (as "Laurel Randolph"), Robert Craven (...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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 Marriage is a business. A woman cannot combine a career and marriage... I should not wish to unite the two.
After her amicable parting with D.W. Griffith
she joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1925, but was unceremoniously dumped when Greta Garbo
emerged as a star. Considered a "sexless antique", she turned to radio and her first love, the theater. Ironically, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer had Garbo on the set of The Scarlet Letter
(1926) every day to watch Gish work as part of her apprenticeship.
The First Lady of American Cinema