Sunday, January 29, 2012

Paulette Goddard, playing the Hollywood game.

One of Tom Lyle Williams, favorite Maybelline Models, in the late 1930's and early 1940's.... Paulette Goddard, was a Woman of Mystery. 

This Maybelline ad, featuring Paulette Goddard was in popular Movie Magazines, while filming

Did you know that, Katherine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Susan Hayward, Joan Crawford, Paulette Goddard, Bette Davis and Lana Turner all auditioned for the part of Scarlett O'Hara.  Of Course it was Vivian Leigh, who got the part in Gone With the Wind and will always be remembered as the ideal Scarlett.

Paulette - The Adventurous Life of Paulette Goddard.
click on Amazon.
This book, tells the truth about the Paulette/Chaplin marriage. The real reason she didn't get the part in Gone with the Wind. The feud with director Cecil B. DeMille becomes clear. The famous under the table moment at Ciro's with a Director all nicely covered with help from the FBI files.

Gone With The Wind Tests. Auditions and screen tests for Gone With The Wind Appearing : Tallulah Bankhead, Susan Hayward, Margaret Tallichet, Frances Dee, Mary Ray, Lana Turner, Paulette Goddard.

Nobody worked the Hollywood Star System better than Paulette Goddard and won.  Check out her book and while you're at it check out the little Lamarr/Maybelline bags.

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