Forgotten Stars

Dixie Lee

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Dixie Lee (Bizarre Los Angeles)

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 […]

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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 […]

Forgotten Stars

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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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

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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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 […]

Celebrity Portraits

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 […]