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Marie Doro – photos and quotes

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Marie Doro 1913

“Yes, acting for a cold-eyed camera is, of course, different from playing before a responsive, applauding audience. At first it seemed like performing in an empty room or responding to a photographer’s ‘Look pleasant, please,’ of making expressive faces for a few friends who stood about, stolid and unimpressionable. I missed the exhilaration, the emotional […]