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Katherine Burke – Ziegfeld Girl

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“Nature gives every woman a shape in the beginning but neglect of that shape too frequently drives it away. Women and girls become fat and flabby, or thin and puny through neglect. I pay particular attention to my shape and always shall.” — Katherine Burke Source: publicist in 1926   “The one thing that will […]

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Jean Kent

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Jean Kent (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Jean Kent was a British film star of the 1940s and 1950s. Her real name was Joan Mildred Hurst.  Her parents were variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre of Brixton, London, who developed her into a performer.  Joan learned to dance as a child and appeared in early films and stage performers under other […]

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Dorothy Provine

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“Me a nuclear scientist? That’s ridiculous. Yeah, I know the story’s out. But it isn’t true. Here’s what happened. I majored in drama at Washington University but had to take a science course. I signed up for physical science but the card got mixed up and I wound up taking nuclear science. Now everyone thinks […]

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Eva Six

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Eva Six (Bizarre Los Angeles)

New Hungarian Star Comnines Assets of Marilyn, Zsa Zsa Eva Six Is Appearing in ‘Bikini’, Story Of World II, Not Swimwear by James Bacon (A.P. Movie-T.V. Writer) Hollywood (AP) – Eva Six is a shapely Hungarian actress who looks like Marilyn Monroe and talks like Zsa Zsa Gabor. It follows naturally that in her American […]

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Janet Munro

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Janet Munro (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“What impresses me the most about America is the friendliness of people and the fine treatment given an artist.” — Janet Munro (or her publicist) in 1959.

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Jeanne Aubert

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"But I am not acting. I change myself. Simply it is that I am like that. I mean that I become so. When I am those women, it is a mood, many moods. All, all different. It is not just the one thing that you change to be so - the makeup - the hair dress - clothes -. Indeed no. You change all - your feelings, how you do things! Change utterly all of you." -- Jeanne Aubert (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“But I am not acting. I change myself. Simply it is that I am like that. I mean that I become so. When I am those women, it is a mood, many moods. All, all different. It is not just the one thing that you change to be so – the makeup – the hair […]

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Gail Patrick

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"I always felt self-conscious as an actress because I'm tall. I see that it came over as haughtiness. I just don't have an actress' soul. I think mine has a dollar sign on it." -- Gail Patrick (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I always felt self-conscious as an actress because I’m tall. I see that it came over as haughtiness. I just don’t have an actress’ soul. I think mine has a dollar sign on it.” — Gail Patrick

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June Clyde

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"When I'm working, I'd much rather be on the stage, but when I'm not actually working I think pictures are the best. The real thrill in acting for talkies is in the fact that they reach so many people - you know, I think I'd rather get a fan letter than a paycheck." -- June Clyde (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“When I’m working, I’d much rather be on the stage, but when I’m not actually working I think pictures are the best. The real thrill in acting for talkies is in the fact that they reach so many people – you know, I think I’d rather get a fan letter than a paycheck.” — June […]

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Gale Storm

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Gale Storm (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“At the time I was so impressed, I didn’t see the humor in the name Gale Storm. It was so exciting and so thrilling. It’s like a Cinderella story.” — Gale Storm, aka Josephine Cottle. Source: Dennis McLellan (1988) Photo: 1946