Throughout my career, I was to be cast as a frontier girl, an aristocrat, an Arabian, a Eurasian, a Polynesian, and a Chinese.
I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.
Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
Life is a little like a message in a bottle, to be carried by the winds and the tides.
Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.
When you have spent an important part of your life playing Let's Pretend, it's often easy to see symbolism where none exists.