“There’s no reason for my getting where I have, not that I am famous or anything. It just happened. Sometimes I’m as surprised as anyone else.” — Sue Carol “I was just in Hollywood on a visit when they asked me to take a test. I thought they were kidding me. I remember […]
“I pose for leg pictures because people want them. They will stop and look at a girl with pretty legs. That’s why I go in for it – I want people to stop and look at my pictures.” — Doris Hill in 1929. With Jean Arthur in 1929.
“I will not show my legs when it is perfectly obvious that the only reason I am doing so is to attract attention. If I am being photographed in a ballet or dancing costume, that is different. People expect to see your legs then and it would be very funny if you attempted to cover […]
“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) […]
“Like the rest of the original Mack Sennett bathing girls, I had started a motion picture career at three dollars a day, six days a week guarantee. Out of that we trolleyed to and from the studio, bought our lunches and made our clothes (don’t laugh) and those were happy days! We were really school […]
“My past is as dead as my old name [Imogene Wilson]. I am making a fresh start, and I’m going to stage such a comeback as ‘Mary Nolan’ that nobody will remember anything but that.” – Mary Nolan in 1927. Mary Nolan, aka Imogene “Bubbles” Wilson, (1902-1948) was one of Hollywood’s most troubled film players […]