Choose from over 17000 hairstyles to find a hairstyle that suits you......The fastest way to find a hair salon
HomeMobile Site| NAVIGATE | Bookmark BOOKMARK THIS PAGE | SEND PAGE TO FRIEND | SUBSCRIBE | CONTACT US
Return to the home pageUkhairdressersStyle
Salon SearchReview a Salon
Review a Salon

Movie Hair – Screen 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.
2882 Views 2552 Views
1869 Views 1736 Views
2704 Views 1828 Views
1741 Views 2243 Views
1748 Views 3386 Views
1847 Views





You might also like...


Westrow - Spring - Summer 2015 Colour Trends

For this trend, think that late-60s New York City underground punk scene full of attitude with a touch of expensive glamour...






Fun and flirty Pixie

Create texture and volume, sleek it down or spike it up, this fun and flirty pixie is so versatile. Quick and easy to style, dress it up or dress it down, either way it’s stunning! ...






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...






Sensuous waves

When you have so much to do and have to attend to the kids all day long, nothing feels more relaxing than making a change and adding some serious waves and texture to your hair. ...






Does your hair need rehab

The number of people out there who are struggling to manage their hair on a daily basis as a result of a hair horror story or prolonged chemical/styling abuse is enormous. We have many clients who initially came to us with a hair disaster...






Hairstyle Colour Trends for Autumn-Winter

At Givenchy, a large combination palette was portrayed through python, leopard prints and butterfly wings, using a rich biscuit and toffee base...






Styling And Trend Forecast by Angel Montague-Sayers

For Autumn/Winter 2014, hair was either soft and loose or swept up and styled, with numerous designers showcasing a new take on natural styling...






Textural Glamour

For this look I was inspired to create a finished look that still had an easy unfinished feel to it. ...






The benefits of using natural an organic hair colour

By using natural ingredients in colours it minimisies the client’s exposure to potentially harmful toxins that can be present in a salon environment. Clients can also be assured that they have not been tested on animals. Our colour is made in Britain so also has a low carbon footprint....






ANN MILLER • ANN SHERIDAN • ARLENE DAHL • AVA GARDNER • BARBARA STANWYCK • BETTE DAVIS • CARMEN MIRANDA • CAROLE LANDIS • CAROLE LOMBARD • CLAIRE LUCE • CLARA BOW • CLAUDETTE COLBERT • CONSTANCE BENNETT • CONSTANCE TALMADGE • CORINNE GRIFFITH • DEANNA DURBIN • DIANA DORS • DOLORES COSTELLO • DOLORES DEL RIO • DOROTHY LAMOUR • DOROTHY MALONE • FANNY BRICE • FAY RAY • FRANCES DEE • GENE TIERNEY • GINGER ROGERS • GLORIA SWANSON • GREER GARSON • GRETA GARBO • HEDY LAMARR • INGRID BERGMAN • JANE RUSSELL • JEAN HARLOW • JOAN CRAWFORD • JOAN FONTAINE • LANA TURNER • LAUREN BACALL • LILLIAN GISH • LINDA DARNELL • LORETTA YOUNG • LOUISE BROOKS • MARLENE DIETRICH • MARY PICKFORD • MAUREEN OHARA • MYRNA LOY • OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND • RITA HAYWORTH • VERONICA LAKE • VIVIEN LEIGH • YVONNE DE CARLO •



 
facebook


twitter

Pinterest
Pinterest

Google


 Social Media Send Page Print Page Subscribe
Bookmark
Home | Contact Us | A-Z Index | Privacy | Cookie Policy | Terms & Conditions
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 ukhairdressers.com. All rights Reserved.