Real names of Marilyn Monroe, Ann Miller, Tony Curtis, Romy Schneider, Lauren Bacall, Judy Garland, Sophia Loren, Cyd Charisse, Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, Marlene Dietrich, Kim Novak, Greta Garbo, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Hedy Lamarr, Joan Crawford, Veronica Lake, Ginger Rogers, Robert Taylor, John Wayne, Natalie Wood and Ray Milland.
At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, good-hearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.
“Black cats and goblins and broomsticks and ghosts, Covens of witches with all of their hosts. You may think they scare me, you’re probably right. Black cats and goblins on Halloween night. Trick or treat!” Celebrating All Hallows’ Eve with some of our favorite gals! (From top to bottom: Shirley Temple, Joan Crawford, Myrna Loy, Nancy Carroll, Veronica Lake, Paulette Goddard, Betty Grable, Judy Garland, Ann Miller, and Ida Lupino.)