Print ads for Jergens Lotion (1941).
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Ilona von Hajmassy
Did You Know?
My salvation is that I have known misery and hunger. In my youth in Budapest I didn't know the taste of meat until I was 7 years old. That's how poor my family was. If I'm well fed, well-dressed and have a home, what else is there for me to want?
During the tabloid feud between Jeanette MacDonald
and Nelson Eddy
, Ms. Massey was tried out as Eddy's co-star in a couple of musical films. The public was not receptive to it. Most people thought Jeanette and Nelson were married in real life and viewed this new pairing as tantamount to adultery.