Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-1983

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Dolores Del Rio, born in Mexico, was a popular motion picture actress in the 1920s and 1930s. The 1928 silent film Ramona, directed by Edwin Carewe, jump-started her career, as well as that of her co-star Warner Baxter, depicted as Alessandro in one of the photographs. In 1943 Del Rio returned to Mexico to continue her career.

From the description of Dolores Del Rio film photographs from Ramona, 1928. 1928. (Loyola Marymount University). WorldCat record id: 42830252

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referencedIn Ford, J. mss., 1906-1976 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf French, Carol. [Culinary ephemera : condiments]. Box 77. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Universal Newsreel Volume 40, Release 3 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Dolores Del Rio collection, [ca. 1926 -ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Robert Benney original drawings, 1926-1947 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-1983. Dolores Del Rio film photographs from Ramona, 1928. Loyola Marymount University, William H. Hannon Library
referencedIn FAMOUS FACES United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Movie stills and maps from Cheyenne Autumn, 1964. Museum of the Great Plains
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Latinos in Film collection. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
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associatedWith Baxter, Warner, 1889-1951 person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
associatedWith Ford motor company corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Durango 02 MX
Newport Beach CA US
United States
Silent films--Photographs
Hispanic American motion picture actors and actresses--Photographs


Birth 1905-08-03

Death 1983-04-11




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SNAC ID: 54045171