Lisa was introduced to Gingers Rogers as a promising star of the future by officials of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was honoring Ginger that evening.

Lisa Donovan with Ginger RogersA friendship developed and Ginger became one of Lisa´s strongest supporters, even casting her in the lead of a revival which Ginger directed of BABES IN ARMS in New York.

Later, Lisa met famous American artist Edna Hibel and the two discovered they had a mutual bond - Ginger Rogers.

Here´s the newspaper article that describes it all.

Please be patient as the article is a large file

Portrait of Lisa Newspaper Article

Real, live Lisa Donovan stands in front of her portrait, painted by the internationally-famous American artist Edna Hibel.
Painting hangs in Lisa´s Toluca Lake Home

Lisa and the Portrait
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