Dorothy Dunbar

Gretchen Sankey

1998, 14:00 minutes, Colour, English


Dorothy Dunbar traces the life of a Toronto waitress from her bed-sitting room to her disappearance in 1957. A rare interview with Dunbar's closest friend, Gwendolyn "Big Bones" Bennett, provides a glimpse into Dunbar's motives and her life's final chapter.
Although based on historical research and substantiated by artifacts and interviews, Dunbar's true persona remains a mystery. The viewer must decide if she is the product of historical fiction or a forgotten healer.

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