"I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience."
-Audrey Hepburn
sparklejamesysparkle:

A very young Bette Davis, early 1930s. Warner Brothers, deeming her “mousey”, struggled to find an image for Bette after they signed her. The makeover maestros tried a few different looks based on other stars’ images (this was the Garbo/Harlow combo platter) until Bette, only cooperative for so long, demanded that Warner’s accept her as herself.

sparklejamesysparkle:

A very young Bette Davis, early 1930s. Warner Brothers, deeming her “mousey”, struggled to find an image for Bette after they signed her. The makeover maestros tried a few different looks based on other stars’ images (this was the Garbo/Harlow combo platter) until Bette, only cooperative for so long, demanded that Warner’s accept her as herself.

sparklejamesysparkle:

Lana Turner at 22 during the height of her MGM glamour era, 1943. After the studio bleached her red hair and attempted to groom her as a “Baby Harlow”, Lana quickly developed her own blonde glamazon persona and became a Hollywood icon.

sparklejamesysparkle:

Lana Turner at 22 during the height of her MGM glamour era, 1943. After the studio bleached her red hair and attempted to groom her as a “Baby Harlow”, Lana quickly developed her own blonde glamazon persona and became a Hollywood icon.

fenzine:

James Dean, New York, 1954, photography Roy Schatt

fenzine:

James Dean, New York, 1954, photography Roy Schatt

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