(1967) Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot for ABC called "Mrs. Thursday," where she played a maid who inherits a small fortune as well as a business that she has no idea how to run.
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[on Al Jolson
] The screen didn't give him enough space to project in. I remember as a kid seeing him on stage and I think to this day there have been two great performers in the world: one is Jolson and the other is Judy Garland
. They had some kind of magic in front of people that no one could surpass -- they were sheer, magnificent talent beyond belief.
In 1927, while closing the library she worked at, she was raped by a police officer. He told her he would kill her if she told anyone. She kept her silence for decades, until finally telling her grown daughter. She went public with this in her memoirs.