Rosalind Russell – A Pictorial


“At MGM there was a first wave of top stars, and a second wave to replace them in case they got difficult. I was second in line of defence, behind Myrna Loy.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Rosalind Russell

“In all those types of films I wore a tan suit, a grey suit, a beige suit and then a negligee for the seventh reel near the end when I would admit to my best friend on the telephone that what I really wanted was to become a little housewife.” ~ Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell


“Being given good material is like being assigned to bake a cake and having the batter made for you.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Rosalind Russell


“Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Rosalind Russell


“Flops are part of a life’s menu and I`ve never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Rosalind Russell with producer Harry Cohn


“I’ll match my flops with anybody’s but I wouldn’t have missed ’em.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in "His Girl Friday" (1940)


“Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.” ~ Rosalind Russell


Rosalind Russell with General Omar Bradley at a White House event - Jan 28, 1953


“Taste. You cannot buy such a rare and wonderful thing. You can’t send away for it in a catalogue. And I’m afraid it’s becoming obsolete.” ~ Rosalind Russell


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