Wrote the foreword for Frances Marion
's autobiography, "Off With Their Heads! A Serio-Comic Tale of Hollywood".
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Gloria Mae | Miss Gloria Swanson
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Did You Know?
[In a 1965 interview with DeWitt Bodeen
] The public didn't want the truth, and I shouldn't have bothered to give it to them. In those days they wanted us to live like kings. So we did--and why not? We were in love with life. We were making more money than we ever dreamed existed, and there was no reason to believe it would ever stop.
Her last husband, William Dufty
, was a well-known author of books and a few screenplays, such as Lady Sings the Blues
(1972), the Billie Holiday
story. It was Dufty, translator of "You Are All Sanpaku", by George Ohsawa, who was influenced by Swanson to take an interest in health and become involved in holistic-health related literature.