Famous Visitors

Olga Petrova – photos and quotes

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Olga Petrova

“You have never seen a film in which I took part. Fate willing, you never will.” – Olga Petrova   “There is little to be learned from a happy, romantic life.” — Olga Petrova   “The tragedy is ever greater than the comedy. Would you trade Hamlet for Falstaff, Macbeth for the Dromios, Jean Valjean for […]

Famous Visitors

Dorothy Gish – photos and quotes

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Dorothy Gish

“Really, I never do anything exciting that is worth writing about. I guess I am a poor subject….My diary would be similar to this. I arise in the morning, eat breakfast hurriedly, rush down to the studio, work all day, come home, take a cold shower, eat dinner, go to a Motion Picture show, read […]

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Louise Brooks – photos and quotes

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“There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.” – Louise Brooks Interpretive dancer/instructor Ruth St. Denis leads the Denishawn dancers through a routine. Among her pupils are Louise Brooks (standing left of center) and Martha Graham, kneeling below left of Brooks). Ted Shawn, […]