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Adrienne Ames – Photos and Quotes

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“I wish I weren’t ambitious. I’m never satisfied. I don’t think I shall ever be really happy because I’m never pleased with what I have done – I can always see something ahead that I must try to do. I never measure up to my own standard.”Adrienne Ames

Source: Alice L. Tildesley (1933)

 

Adrienne Ames

“I’m not going to stay if I find out that I’m to be just another hanger-on. If I don’t make the grade I’m not going to waste my own time or the studio’s.”Adrienne Ames

Source: Robbin Coons (1931)

 

 

The Death Kiss 1929The Death Kiss (1932). With David Manners and Bela Lugosi.

 

Adrienne Ames

“A girl who has money has a greater incentive to succeed because she must justify herself for working.”Adrienne Ames

Source: Alice L. Tildesley (1933)

 

From Hell to Heaven (1933). With Carole Lombard, Jack Oakie, David Manners and Adrienne Ames.

 

 

Adrienne Ames

“Motion picture work thrills me. I’ve been an ardent fan all of my life. Certainly I’ve hoped for a screen career, more this second time than the first. If I make good now I’ll be vindicated for that first experience, and that’s a perfectly human desire.”Adrienne Ames

Source: H.H. Niemeyer (1933)

Film players Frances Dee, Adrienne Ames and Judith Wood at the beach in the early 1930s. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Film players Frances DeeAdrienne Ames and Judith Wood at the beach in the early 1930s.

 

"Adrienne Ames knows how to wear clothes -- what very few women possess. She's always alert to style trends and articulates them. She buys plenty of clothes." -- Travis Benton, 1930s Paramount Studios costume designer. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Adrienne Ames knows how to wear clothes — what very few women possess. She’s always alert to style trends and articulates them. She buys plenty of clothes.” — Travis Benton, 1930s Paramount Studios costume designer.

 

 

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