Her life’s portrait has been painted in many different shades, some dark and some light. Her career is legendary. Her talent undeniable. Her fans devoted. But her idiosyncrasies and the disgruntled musings of an oldest daughter have done much to sabotage her memory.
Hollywood is often unrelenting in its narrow-mindedness but three very significant and gifted actresses were able to beat lightweight roles and the system to prove their incredible worth.