Dorothy Morrison Green
3 January 1919
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Dorothy Morrison Green (born January 3, 1919) billed as Dorothy Morrison is an African-American stage and screen actress who as a child actress appeared in a few Our Gang short subject films during the silent era. She was born to Ernie Morrison Sr. in Los Angeles, California, her older brother, Ernie Morrison, also acted in this film series. Some of her movies are The Champeen , Seein' Things , The Love Bug , Isn't Life Terrible? and Hearts in Dixie . Her last film was a short called Sleepless Hollow in 1936.
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Ernest Fredric Morrison was an American child actor and vaudevillian who also performed under the stage name "Sunshine Sammy." Morrison was the only black member of the East Side Kids, and was also an original Our Gang kid, a sidekick to Harold Lloyd and Snub Pollard, a silent screen comedian, a vaudevillian, dancer, and band leader. He appeared on screen from 1916 and 1944,.
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The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States. AFI is supported by private funding and public membership fees.
The Internet Broadway Database (IBDB) is an online database of Broadway theatre productions and their personnel. It was conceived and created by Karen Hauser in 1996 and is operated by the Research Department of The Broadway League, a trade association for the North American commercial theatre community. The website also has a corresponding app for both the IOS and Android.
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