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The Million Dollar Dollies

Published February 13, 2013 by Gary Chapman

The Dolly Sisters described as ‘New York’s greatest stage attraction’ began filming The Million Dollar Dollies in February 1918. This was their only known appearance together on the screen.

In essence, the film played up the Dollies as the Dollies, ‘varying in behaviour from pouty and pert to coquettish and kittenish’.

The had an amazing wardrobe, which allegedly comprised forty-eight different costumes created especially for them by the world famous Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon).

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The Million Dollar Dollies

Published April 20, 2012 by Gary Chapman

The Million Dollar Dollies

Produced by Emerald Pictures and distributed by Metro, The Million Dollar Dollies, was the first and only film that the Dolly Sisters appeared in together. It was released in early 1918 in the USA but did not surface in the UK until 1920.

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