Hosted a pilot for a romantic TV series called "The Ways of Love". It was produced by Collier Young
, her husband at the time.
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[on Charles Boyer
] Charles Boyer remains my favorite leading man. I found him a man of intellect, taste and discernment. He was unselfish, dedicated to his work. Above all, he cared about the quality of the film he was making, and unlike most leading men I have worked with, the single exception being Fred Astaire
, his first concern was the film, not himself.
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