(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 working with director George Cukor
on The Women
(1939)] I learned about acting from George than anyone else and through just one sentence. He said, "Think and feel and the rest will take care of itself."
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