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‘When love is gone’

‘When love is gone’

Highspeed’s recent items on what ex-partners (and even others) in Hollywood say about each other elicited a lot of feedback. And so here are more. Let’s call it… “When love is gone.”

Four great actors

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Four great actors

Many columns back, Highspeed quoted Life magazine which named its four greatest actresses of old Hollywood. In the ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s… when as they say movies were movies and stars had faces. Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and Katharine Hepburn.

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4 greatest actresses

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4 greatest actresses

In the opinion of “Life” magazine, the four greatest actresses of Hollywood’s golden age (‘30s to the ‘50s) are Greta Garbo (Swedish), Marlene Dietrich (German), and two Americans, Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn.

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More of Director’s Cut

Barbra Streisand’s mother once scolded me for not picking her daughter to star in my film “Saint Joan.” I choose another unknown, Jean Seberg. So I told the lady, “Look at Jean Seberg’s career. You should thank me for not picking your Barbra. – Otto Preminger.

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Bette-Joan word war

Currently airing on American television is Ryan Murphy’s “Feud: Bette and Joan,” recalling the long-standing rivalry between two Hollywood stars of the past: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Susan Sarandon is Miss Davis and Jessica Lange is Miss Crawford.

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Bette vs. Joan

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Read in Janet Susan Nepales’ Hollywood Bulletin column that there’s a TV series on the off screen battle between legendary actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, written by Ryan Murphy. Bette and Joan were around during the golden years of Hollywood (from the ‘30s to the ‘50s).

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