"When I was a kid I'd buy piles and piles of movie magazines and pore over the hairstyles of the big stars. When I read that Constance Bennett bumped every night to keep her shape you can be sure that Chapman bumped every night for the same reason." -- Marguerite Chapman (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Marguerite Chapman

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“When I was a kid I’d buy piles and piles of movie magazines and pore over the hairstyles of the big stars. When I read that Constance Bennett bumped every night to keep her shape you can be sure that Chapman bumped every night for the same reason.” — Marguerite Chapman Source: Virginia MacPherson (1945) […]

Valerie Hobson

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“It seems that I was destined to act. At the tender age of three I danced across the stage in a sort of vaudeville show at Brighton, one of England’s seaside resorts, faintly related to Atlantic City. In a cunning little skirt of stiff tulle, and wearing tiny silver wings, I was Cupid with a […]

Vivian Austin - Hollywood's "Most Viewtiful Brunette" of 1944. Bizarre Los Angeles.

Vivian Austin

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“Vivian was born in Hollywood, was graduated from Hollywood High School, loved in Hollywood, and acted in the Bliss-Hayden Miniature theater, also in Hollywood. They discovered that she was 22 years old, five feet, four, weighed 110 pounds and could do all kinds of dancing, tap, toe, ballet, acrobatic, ballroom and comedy.” — Des Moines […]

Irene Ware

Irene Ware

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“Irene Ware hails from Pelham Bay, N.Y. – near New York City. An aunt sent one of her photographs to a New York paper that was searching for a girl to represent Manhattan in the international beauty contest in Galveston, Tex., in 1929. She was chosen as “Miss America.” And later won fame of other […]