Chorus Girls from the Hollywood Revue of 1929. A line of chorus girls showing off their legs from a 1927 film. “The Broadway Melody” Framed Poster Chorus girl from The Dance of Life (1929) Peggy Larson in Paris (1929) Show of Shows (1929) Paramount on Parade Framed […]
“I do not disapprove of that type of art [scantily clad pinup style photos] but I realize that those who are called my fans do not think of me in connection with such pictures so I do not pose for them. I have gained a reputation as a dramatic actress and have been associated with […]
“I am not afraid to show my legs because I believe they will stand close inspection. And if they didn’t I wouldn’t care for the simple reason that even at her poorest, Nature can design legs much better than the smartest humans could ever hope to. Being a dancer I suppose has given me a […]
“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 personally dislike photographs showing an undue expanse of legs. Consequently I will not have such pictures taken for publicity purposes. When I am working in a picture, that is different. Personal likes or dislikes have no place there. If we are to interpret characters correctly we must put ourselves into the flesh and blood […]