“An actress plays all types of roles. When I play Bernadette I will become Bernadette, but when I am off the screen I am Jennifer Jones. No girl could, however, fail to want her life to be exemplary so that she is worthy of playing Bernadette.” — Jennifer Jones
Source: Louella Parsons (1943)
Photo: Song of Bernadette (1943)
“The Song of Bernadette” Artist: Norman Rockwell. Year: 1944. Oil on canvas, 53 x 28 in. Rockwell was commissioned by Fox studios to create the painting for publicity purposes.
“Most interviewers probe and pry into your personal life, and I just don’t like it. I respect everyone’s right to privacy, and I feel mine should be respected, too.” — Jennifer Jones