Dorothy Dickson 001

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A photo of Dorothy Schofield Dickson (1893-1995) dancer, singer, stage and screen actress was born in Kansas City, Missouri on 26 July 1893. Her parents were Chicago journalist, William Bradford Dickson (1860-) and Clara M Barrett (1863-1946), both became members of the Christian Science movement.

In 1914 Dorothy Dickson dropped out of Madame Young's Chicago finishing school to form a dancing and marital partnership with Carl Constantine Hyson Jr (1887-1966). They performed throughout the US, before Dorothy joined the Ziegfeld Follies in 1917. The couple divorced in 1936. They had one daughter, actress Dorothy Wardell Hyson (1914-1996).

Coming to Britain first in 1921 Dorothy Dickson found great success with her version of the Jerome Kern song, "Look For The Silver Lining" in the 1921 production of "Sally". She had a 73 year friendship with Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother) from 1922 until her death in London, 26 September 1995 aged 102.
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1893 - 1995 1893 - 1995
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She began as an American dancer/singer/actress and ended up a good friend of the Queen Mother of England for nearly three-quarters of a century.
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Terri Allen
Lovely picture
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Beautiful.
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She is Beautiful.
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Beautiful picture❤
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Nice manicure
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Love the hair!! Beautiful lady!
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Shes quit pretty!
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Very beautiful
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Qu'elle est belle!
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Queen Mother of Britain
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Merci ma Chahinez!!! :*
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She is so beautiful and serene x
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