(1937-38) Radio: Regular cast member (as herself) on "The George Jessel
Show". Married to Jessel at the time, she was added to the show, which debuted in 1934, to bolster its sagging ratings. Ratings continued to slide, however, and the show was canceled at the end of the season--and with it Talmadge's hope of reviving her ...
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[on the type of roles she would like to play] Women who have some definite meaning in their lives... fire in their souls and true, wholesome romance in their hearts... not the last word in nobility, nor steeped in scarlet sins, but good enough to be real.
According to historian Charles Lockwood, Talmadge kept her prized jewelry in brown paper bags in the kitchen ice box, next to the vegetables. She later switched to storing them in slippers, hiding rubies in red shoes, sapphires in blue shoes, emeralds in green shoes, and so on.