Hollywood Screen Legends Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Dolores del Río, Maureen O’Hara and others endorsing cigarettes.
What the Follies girls are to Broadway, the Sennett bathing beauties once were to Hollywood. A few have risen to stardom. But most of them have vanished completely.
“How old are you?” Cecil B. DeMille asked. “Fourteen,” replied Carol. “Go home and grow up. Then come back and see me,” said C.B. “Yes, Mr. DeMille,” said Carol, unconscious of the fact that her answer was to go down in history as one of the by-words of the great motion picture industry.