Female Stars

Mitzi Gaynor

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“While I didn’t realize it back then, the day I got my first job at Fox it was just about all over. The studios were about to dissolve, and the kind of singing-and-dancing movies that I had been made to make weren’t going to be made anymore.” — Mitzi Gaynor Source: Larry Kart (1987)

Female Stars

Debra Paget

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“Working before a camera is like standing in front of a magnifying glass. It makes you look bigger than you are. But losing weight is no hardship for me. I always carry a few Ayds with me wherever I go to control my appetite.” — Debra Paget Source: Jane L. Wright (1959) Photo: The River’s […]

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Ingrid Pitt

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"I hope I am not making it in this business on my sexy looks. I really don't think it's that important. But evidently the masses are looking for sex in every picture. And if they want it, I think they should have it. Cinema is meant to entertain." -- Ingrid Pitt (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I hope I am not making it in this business on my sexy looks. I really don’t think it’s that important. But evidently the masses are looking for sex in every picture. And if they want it, I think they should have it. Cinema is meant to entertain, and producers should strive to make the […]

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Lizabeth Scott

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“I study hard, do not dissipate. Between pictures I relax by taking voice and dancing lessons. This acting is a highly competitive business, and I just can’t see frittering away my free time.” — Lizabeth Scott Source: John L. Scott (1950)   Photographer: Bud Fraker (1946)     “The scandal seeking (and gay obsessed) Confidential […]

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Capucine photos & quotes

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"The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment." -- Capucine (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment.” — Capucine Source: Bernard Gavzer (1964)     “I’m a name dropper.” — Capucine, explaining why she goes by one name. Source: James […]

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Gracie Allen

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"You can't be funny without a funny situation. Give an ordinary player funny lines and a ludicrous situation and he or she will get laughs." -- Gracie Allen (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“You can’t be funny without a funny situation. Give an ordinary player funny lines and a ludicrous situation and he or she will get laughs.” — Gracie Allen Quote: 1939 Photo: College Swing (1937)   With husband and comedy partner George Burns in 1936.   Dorothy Lamour hanging out with Gracie Allen and Betty Hutton […]