In 1919, she wroter her autobiography 'Just Me', and filled it with fabrications and inaccuracies to protect her privacy.
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[when asked about marrying again after her divorce from Wallace McCutcheon Jr.
] Mine was not a divorce of convenience, but one of necessity, and I have no idea of making it a necessity again.
Pearl went on the stage starting at the age of six, playing Little Eva in a production of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to earn money for the family.
She was famous for her blond hair, which was actually a wig she began wearing early in her career. She discovered that it photographed better than her own naturally dark hair, and it eventually became her trademark. Whenever she wished to be unnoticed in public, she would appear without the wig - using her own hair as a disguise.