Filled Under: Carole Landis
“I wanted to be a success on the stage, the screen, or the radio. So I saved my money and when I had bus fare and $16.82 over, I told my mother, Clara, I was going to leave home. She was heartbroken, but she believed in me.” ~ Carole Landis
“I want to be as good an actress as Bette Davis, and I’d like to be a great singer. But more than that I’d like to be happily married and have some children.” ~ Carole Landis
“We had a wonderful time everywhere overseas. But it was hard. For five months we never gave less than five shows a day. It was too cold to sleep nights and there wasn’t water enough to take a bath. I had to do my own washing. And I ate more sand and fog, than food.” ~ Carole Landis
“Every girl in the world wants to find the right man, someone who is sympathetic and understanding and helpful and strong, someone she can love madly.” ~ Carole Landis
“I know how Lupe Velez felt. You fight just so long and then you begin to worry about being washed up. You fear there’s one way to go and that’s down.” ~ Carole Landis on Lupe Velez’s suicide, which occurred years before her own.
“I have no intention of ending my career in a rooming house, with full scrapbooks and an empty stomach.” ~ Carole Landis