Movie HairScreen Legends

 
1920’s Hair
1930’s Hair
1940’s Hair
List A-Z
View Top 10






See More Styles
Carole Landis

1/1/1919 to 7/5/1948
In 1935, after high school and a brief marriage in San Bernardino, California, Frances Ridste ran away to San Francisco to work as a nightclub dancer and band singer under the stage name Carole Landis. She got to Hollywood at age 17 in 1936 and got mostly extra work, but in 1937 she landed a contract with Warner Bros. However, Warners gave her mostly bit parts in B pictures and in the chorus of Busby Berkeley pictures for the 15 films she made for them. Her "break" came when Hal Roach cast her as the skin-clad lead in his hit Man and His Mate (1940) and in three fine comedies, then sold her contract to 20th Century-Fox. She played "B" leads and "A" supporting roles in her first 12 Fox films, with a notable dramatic performance in Hot Spot (1941). Critics dwelled on her fresh-faced beauty, seldom mentioning her acting and comedy potential. Carole wrote a book about her first wartime USO tour, entertaining troops in England and North Africa; in the film version, Four Jills in a Jeep (1944), you can get a glimpse of the kind of talent she really had, and which Fox was wasting. Absent from film work most of that year because of USO tours in the Pacific, Carol returned to Hollywood weakened by amoebic dysentery, malaria, and near-fatal pneumonia only to find the film dismissed as "self-praise". After Having Wonderful Crime (1945)--perhaps her best comedy--and two B pictures, her Fox contract was dropped. Ostracized in Hollywood due to her ardent feminism and rumours about sexual peccadillos, she made her last two films in England. With a stalled career, poor health, failed marriages, financial problems, and the ending of a torrid affair with married Rex Harrison, Carole Landis committed suicide in 1948. Intelligent, generous, talented and gorgeous, she was only 29.
2961 Views 2634 Views
1949 Views 1828 Views
2783 Views 1909 Views
1824 Views 2320 Views
1836 Views 3465 Views
1921 Views





You might also like...

Westrow Colour Trends for Autumn-Winter
Westrow Colour Trends for Autumn-Winter

Pinky rose gold and bronze tones are set to be a super hot hair colour trend for A/W14...





The worlds most extraordinary hairstyles
The worlds most extraordinary hairstyles

Model and entrepreneur Jessica Minh Anh first made history when she famously turned England’s iconic London’s Tower Bridge into the world’s newest catwalk in 2011...





The Shob - The very latest hairstyle trend
The Shob - The very latest hairstyle trend

With our newest collection ’Rebels’, we were inspired by the braveness in style of the girls from the post punk era, the shift between punk and new romantic created this fabulous confidence in hairstyles and fashion. ...





Colour Trend Predictions
Colour Trend Predictions

A gorgeous hue that compliments all skin tones and most importantly won't clash with summer brights like a lot of reds can...





The Pastel Edge Collection
The Pastel Edge Collection

I loved the idea of couture colour without commitment – hence some of the styles from this collection were chalked. There are kids on You Tube giving tutorials of how to chalk hair from their bedrooms....





Style Inspiration from the Red Carpet
Style Inspiration from the Red Carpet

Celebrity stylist Kevin Fortune talks about his favourite red carpet hairstyles for short and long hair. Kevin shares his predictions for hairstyle trends in spring/summer 2014...





Time to try a Pixie Crop
Time to try a Pixie Crop

Whatever your face shape, there’s a pixie crop for you. Leading hair stylist Royston Blythe tells us how and shares top tips to get the most from this iconic style....





Autumn is the Time to Go Red!
Autumn is the Time to Go Red!

It is a great colour that not only suits natural redheads, but people who are looking for a change too...





90s glamour
90s glamour

The inspiration behind the whole collection was 90s glamour. For this particular look it was high fashion models and celebrities pixie cuts of the time. Wynona Ryder, Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista all inspired this look....












 
facebook


twitter

Pinterest
Pinterest

Google


 Social Media Send Page Print Page Subscribe
Bookmark
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 ukhairdressers.com. All rights Reserved.