Ladies of Old Hollywood by the amazing Niagara

Pictured are: Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Russell, Veronica Lake, Clara Bow, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Jane Russell (again), Jean Harlow, Marlene Dietrich and Merle Oberon.

Happy Birthday Veronica Lake

(November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) 

"I wasn’t a sex symbol, I was a sex zombie."

[on her screen test for “I Wanted Wings”] “My hair kept falling over one eye and I kept brushing it back. I thought I had ruined my chances for the role. But (Arthur) Hornblow was jubilant about that eye-hiding trick. An experienced showman, he knew that the hairstyle was something people would talk about.”

-Veronica Lake 

Veronica Lake c. 1940s

Veronica Lake photographed by A. L. ”Whitey” Schafer, 1941

Eatin’ On The Cuff (or The Moth Who Came To Dinner) 1942

Veronica Lake in This Gun for Hire (1942)

Happy Birthday Veronica Lake 

(November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) 

Happy Birthday Veronica Lake 

(November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) 

Happy Birthday Veronica Lake (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) 

"I wasn`t a sex symbol, I was a sex zombie."