Gloria Swanson – A Pictorial

 

“I have gone through a long apprenticeship. I have gone through enough of being a nobody. I have decided that when I am a star, I will be every inch and every moment the star! Everybody from the studio gateman to the highest executive will know it.” ~ Gloria Swanson in 1922

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“After 16 years in pictures I could not be intimidated easily, because I knew where all the skeletons were buried.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“All they had to do was put my name on a marquee and watch the money roll in.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“It’s amazing to find that so many people, who I thought really knew me, could have thought that ‘Sunset Boulevard’ was autobiographical. I’ve got nobody floating in my swimming pool.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“I’ve given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can’t divorce a book.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“I think all this talk about age is foolish. Every time I’m one year older, everyone else is too.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

Gloria Swanson

 

“When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That’s the story of my private life.” ~ Gloria Swanson

 

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  1. […] Gloria Swanson is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film “Sunset Boulevard” (1950) for which she received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. […]

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