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Ida Lupino

Ida Lupino (February 4, 1918 – August 3, 1995) was an English-born film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her forty-eight year career she appeared in fifty-nine films and directed seven others, mostly in the United … Continue reading

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She’s Got Legs: Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse She’s Got Legs

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Gloria Grahame

Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981) was an American film and television actress. Grahame made her film debut in “Blonde Fever” in 1944 and then scored one of her most widely praised roles as the promiscuous Violet, … Continue reading

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Adele Jergens

Adele Jergens (November 26, 1917 – November 22, 2002) was an American film actress. Jergens worked as a model and chorus girl, including being an understudy to burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee, before landing a movie contract with Columbia Pictures … Continue reading

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Vera Reynolds

Vera Reynolds (November 25, 1899 – April 22, 1962) was an American film actress. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Reynolds started out as a dancer, worked as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties, and became a leading lady in silent motion … Continue reading

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