Wilma Wyatt, Knoxville, Is Dixie Lee Of Follies She Shocked Her Family But Made a Hit in the Movies. By Margaret A. Write The Knoxville Journal, Aug. 3, 1929 Hear how a Knoxville girl landed in Hollywood! She shocked her mother until that lady was in despair. In the language of her father, “She tried […]
“See? That’s me. I can be dramatic if they’ll let me. Even if I do look 16.” — Dorothy Morris in 1942.
“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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
“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.
“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 […]
“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
“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 […]