Being A Woman # 3 Joan Crawford

Oscar winning star Joan Crawford died on this date in 1977.

She made a name for herself as a flapper in the 1920’s, then starred in the ’30’s, during The Great Depression, in rags-to-riches stories of hard working young women finding love.

She won the best actress Oscar in 1945 in the film noir classic “Mildred Peirce” for the role of a devoted mother with a brat of a daughter.

Later Crawford said:

“Women’s Lib? Poor little things. They always look so unhappy. Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?” – Joan Crawford

No need to say more.

Geoff Fox, 10 May, 2023, Down Under

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