Archive for August, 2013

Norma Shearer – A Pictorial

 

“Being a motion picture actress is the pitch of ecstasy.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“Somehow or other I always got myself rigged up in something sensational.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“I can’t do the Garbo or Dietrich thing.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“Never let them see you in public after you’ve turned 35. You’re finished if you do!” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“I get whatever placidity I have from my father. But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“Scarlett O’Hara is going to be a thankless and difficult role. The part I’d like to play is Rhett Butler.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes. Enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer

 

“The morals of yesterday are no more. They are as dead as the day they were lived. Economic independence has put woman on exactly the same footing as man.” ~ Norma Shearer

 

Norma Shearer with husband producer Irving Thalberg in 1929. They were married Sept. 29, 1927 and remained married until his tragic death on Sept 14, 1936. The couple had two children together.

Norma Shearer with husband producer Irving Thalberg in 1929. They were married Sept. 29, 1927 and remained married until his tragic death on Sept 14, 1936. The couple had two children together.

 

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