Carole Landis Overview:

Actress, Carole Landis, was born Frances Lillian Mary Ridste on Jan 1, 1919 in Fairchild, WI. Landis died at the age of 29 on Jul 5, 1948 in Pacific Palisades, CA .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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– A Pictorial

By Art on Jan 1, 2014 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I wanted to be a success on the stage, the screen, or the radio. So I saved my money and when I had bus fare and $16.82 over, I told my mother, Clara, I was going to leave home. She was heartbroken, but she believed in me.” ~ “I want to be as good an actress as ... Read full article

: A Tragic Life in Hollywood

on Sep 3, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

If you’ve been a long-time reader you’re aware of my enjoyment for a good Hollywood conspiracy theory.? I’m a sucker for books involving the tragic life of celebrities and I’ve covered a few on here (most recently, my look at Pier Angeli: A Fragile Life).? After reading the e... Read full article

— a Saint Patrick’s Day Beauty!!

By Art on Mar 17, 2013 From Classic Cinema Gold

? ? ? — a Saint Patrick’s Day Beauty!! ? ? ? ? ? Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!! • Posted by Art • Sunday, March 17th, 2013 at 5:10 am • (0) Comment ... Read full article

At The Beach: (2)

By monty on Jul 22, 2012 From All Good Things

Carole holding on and having fun... Read full article

At The Beach: (1)

By monty on Jun 9, 2012 From All Good Things

Carole doing a little posing... Read full article

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Carole Landis Quotes:

Eugéne François Vidocq: There's no fool so dangerous as a fool with brains.
Loretta: Except a woman so foolish as to fall in love.

Vicky Lynn: Is that all?
Larry Evans: No, but the rest of it isn't on the menu.
Vicky Lynn: You couldn't afford it if it was.

Loretta: [to Vidocq] I must say you commit your crimes a la mode.

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Carole Landis Facts
Her name was legally changed to Carole Landis on April 23, 1942.

Spent more time visiting troops during World War II than any other Hollywood star. She nearly died from malaria she contracted while traveling overseas.

Became friendly with future author Jacqueline Susann in 1944 when they appeared together in the Broadway revue "The Lady Says Yes". The character of fragile, blonde Jennifer North in "Valley of the Dolls" is partially based on Landis.

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