Forgotten Stars

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 […]

Forgotten Stars

Yola D’Avril

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“Even in silent pictures, however, I spoke very little English. The directors always asked that I speak French because of the little shrug of the shoulders and other mannerisms which established my nationality. Funny, when I think of it, I couldn’t speak English very well until after I had been here for several months.” – Yola D'Avril in Hollywood. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Even in silent pictures, however, I spoke very little English. The directors always asked that I speak French because of the little shrug of the shoulders and other mannerisms which established my nationality. Funny, when I think of it, I couldn’t speak English very well until after I had been here for several months.” – […]

Celebrity Portraits

Capucine photos & quotes

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"The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment." -- Capucine (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“The story of being discovered as a Cinderella is nonsense. I do not know where to say it began. But I believe I wanted escape. I wanted to escape my own environment.” — Capucine Source: Bernard Gavzer (1964)     “I’m a name dropper.” — Capucine, explaining why she goes by one name. Source: James […]

Forgotten Stars

Ketti Gallian

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Ketti Gallian (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“It is all triste – quite, quite triste. Nozzing I do is ze quite of all right. Ketti Gallian must be all of a done over. ‘It is like ze Americain girls you must be, Ketti,’ they say to me. I am playing in ‘The Ace’ in London when I am changed ze whole life. […]

Silent Film Stars

Arlette Marchal

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Arlette Marchal (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Although I had appeard in a number of pictures made in France, I really experienced my greatest thrill when I came into American pictures. My first role in an American film was with Gloria Swanson in ‘Madame Sans-Gene.’ Although I am now in the movies, it was a real thrill to me at first to […]

Celebrity Portraits

Brigitte Bardot – photos and quotes

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Brigitte Bardot

“I love to love, and I hate to leave. But I love freely and I leave freely.” — Brigitte Bardot Source: Herb Michelson (1966) Photo: Peter Basch   “I am really a cat transformed into a woman . . . I purr. I scratch. And sometimes I bite.” — Brigitte Bardot  

Forgotten Stars

Mylene Demongeot

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Mylene Demongeot

“Sex is the way to be a woman but I think we can make interest without taking off our clothes. There is no need for it. You don’t have to be naked, You can be sexy in a fur coat.” — Mylene Demongeot Source: 1964 Photo: Peter Basch   “Today in France, even when a picture […]