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The most beautiful actresses of the 1930s
James Castonguay Contributor. Corey K. Creekmur Contributor. Mary Desjardins Contributor. Alexander Doty Contributor.
Lucy Fischer Contributor. Kathryn Fuller-Seeley Contributor. Stardom is approached as an effect of, and influence on, the particular historical and industrial contexts that enabled these actors and actresses to be discovered, featured in films, publicized, and to become recognized and admired-sometimes even notorious-parts of the cultural landscape. Using archival and popular material, including fan and mass market magazines, other promotional and publicity material, and of course films themselves, contributors also discuss other artists who were incredibly popular at the time, among them Ann Harding, Ruth Chatterton, Nancy Carroll, Kay Francis, and Constance Bennett.
Glamour in a Golden Age: Movie Stars of the s by Adrienne L. McLean
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3. Danny Kaye
Lists with This Book. Many historians believe she paid the studio back for acquiring and destroying the negatives to Velvet Lips. He denied the charges, and his lawyers worked hard to turn the jury against the accusers. During the trial, he met a 19 year old he married.
At the time of his death, at age 50, Flynn was in a relationship with a woman he met when she was In , Jean Harlow's husband, producer Paul Bern, died of an apparent suicide. Dearest Dear, Unfortuately [sic] this is the only way to make good the frightful wrong I have done you and to wipe out my abject humiliation, I Love [sic] you. Paul You understand that last night was only a comedy. The police assumed this to be a suicide note , though could make neither heads nor tails of what it actually meant, given Harlow's refusal to talk about it other than to say she was at her mother's house the night of the suicide.
MGM, Harlow's studio, quickly moved in to clean up the situation. Irving Thalberg, head of production, and Louis B. Mayer, studio head, arrived at Harlow's home the morning the body was found.
While living in New York years before meeting Harlow, Bern was romantically involved with struggling actress Dorothy Millette , who became his common-law wife. She suffered from mental and emotional problems. One day Bern found in her in a coma. Doctors said she would likely never come out of it.