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Librarian's efforts ensure star actress is not forgotten

By Mike Gordon

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 08, 2013

~~<p>Los Angeles librarian Christina Rice has been a film buff for years, with a special affinity for films from the 1930s and '40s. But that didn't prepare her for Ann Dvorak, a forgotten star who was living on government assistance in a run-down Waikiki neighborhood when she died in 1979.</p>
<p>Dvorak became Rice's obsession.</p>
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Los Angeles librarian Christina Rice has been a film buff for years, with a special affinity for films from the 1930s and '40s. But that didn't prepare her for Ann Dvorak, a forgotten star who was living on government assistance in a run-down Waikiki neighborhood when she died in 1979.

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