Category Archives: Actresses

Irene Dunne, Five Best Actress Nominations

Irene Dunne was a beautiful and highly talented film actress who had an extremely successful Hollywood career during the 1930’s and 1940’s but who has been seemingly forgotten and ignored in recent years. She appeared in several fine romantic comedies … Continue reading

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Norma Shearer, The ex-Queen of Hollywood

Norma Shearer is one of a number of actresses who, although once household names, are now largely forgotten or ignored by the film-going public. There has been a resurgence of interest in her career and she is now being reevaluated … Continue reading

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Jane Russell, More Than a Pretty Face

  For two decades Jane Russell was one of the most famous movie stars in the world. she became one of the US armed forces favorite pinups along with Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe, and the photo of her cleavage in … Continue reading

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Joan Fontaine, Polished Hollywood

Joan Fontaine is one of the few surviving actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood. (Another one is her sister, Olivia de Havilland). Joan became famous for her early roles in the 1940’s as sophisticated but shy ingénues, and later … Continue reading

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