Ramona (song), featured in CD compilation 100 Years of Cinema [Deja Vu Retro Gold R2CD 40-25], c. 2001.
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Dolores Del Rio
5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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[on the transition from silent to sound films] Many big stars didn't survive. Their voices were too high, or they didn't speak English well enough. I survived, but it was difficult. I had to work very, very hard at my English.
She contributed money to a statue likeness of her as the title character in Evangeline
(1929). Upon completion in 1930, the statue was placed beside St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville, Louisiana. The statue rests on a spot marking the alleged burial place of Emmeline Labiche, who local lore claims was the inspiration behind Longfellow's tragic heroine. It has become a popular ...