Appeared (as "Tessie") in "The Clinging Vine" on Broadway (1922). Musical comedy. Book / Lyrics by Zelda Sears
. Music by / Musical Director: Harold Levey
. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett
. Costume Design by Peggy Hoyt. Scenic Design by William Castle. Musical Staging by Julian Alfred. Directed by Ira Hards
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 I never formally retired. That would have been presumptuous. But an awful lot of the girls my age soldiered on in bad vehicles. I'd do a TV half hour drama every year just to keep my hand in it. But I couldn't run around with an axe in my hand like Bette [Davis] and Joan [Crawford] did to keep things going. The difference was I had a family and they didn't have one - only the all-mighty ...
After retiring from acting, Dunne devoted herself primarily to Republican Party political causes.
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