Irene Ware

Irene Ware

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Forgotten Stars

“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 […]

Frances Drake 1935

Frances Drake

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Forgotten Stars

“I enjoyed the Hollywood scene. There were lots of parties, and I liked most of the picture people that I met. A funny thing happened to me at a party in Hollywood once. I was introduced to a European man, and he said, ‘You give yourself to me, and I give you tremendous pleasure!’” — […]