(1/17/49) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "You Gotta Stay Happy".
4 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
9 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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[on Olivia de Havilland
] My sister is a very peculiar lady. When we were young, I wasn't allowed to talk to her friends. Now, I'm not allowed to talk to her children, nor are they permitted to see me. This is the nature of the lady. Doesn't bother me at all.
She claimed that she was the first choice for the role of Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind
(1939), but that director George Cukor
felt she was too stylish to play the role. She then suggested sister Olivia de Havilland
to him and Olivia went on to play the part. Olivia's version of how she got the part makes no mention of this or Joan.
Often played delicate women put through emotional turmoil