made her first appearance on CBS radio's "Stars Over Hollywood" in Barbara Owens' adaptation of William Padgett's "When the Police Arrive".
2 Biographical Movies |
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[on returning to MGM to work on Torch Song
(1953)] "It was like a homecoming. I loved doing that film. It gave me a chance to dance again. All the right elements were there. It was a field day for an actress, particularly one who'd reached a certain age. They don't write pictures like this anymore, do they?"
Joan was bullied and shunned at Scaritt Elementary School in Kansas City by the other students due to her poor home life. After she became a star, she answered every single piece of fan mail she received in her lifetime except those from former classmates at Scaritt. She worked with her mother in a laundry and felt that her classmates could smell the chemicals and cleaners on her. She said that ...
Glamorous sense of fashion