Virginia Bruce Overview:

Legendary actress, Virginia Bruce, was born Helen Virginia Briggs on Sep 29, 1910 in Minneapolis, MN. Bruce died at the age of 71 on Feb 24, 1982 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was cremated and her ashes scattered in unknown location.

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Bruce was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Classic Movie Travels:

By Annette Bochenek on Sep 3, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Travels: was a popular star of the 1930s and enjoyed success as an actress and singer. She was born to Earl and Margaret Briggs. Though born Helen Virginia Briggs on September 29, 1909, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, her family soon reloca... Read full article


Summer Under the Stars Guide:

By Amanda Garrett on Aug 25, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today's star is blonde beauty . TCM is celebrating the career of with 15 movies on Aug. 25. Here's what you need to know about this beautiful actress who led an eventful life. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go to www.tcm.com to c... Read full article


Summer Under the Stars: Day 25 –

on Aug 25, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

?is the star for today!?Below, you?ll find links to those participating and honoring Bruce?(updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of her work throughout the years. Meredy.com gives an overview of Bruce’s life and career Cracked Rear Viewer Wolffian’s Classic ... Read full article


The Invisible Woman (1940) with

By Greg Orypeck on Aug 22, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?If more women were invisible, life would be much less complicated.?? Professor Gibbs The 1940 Universal movie The Invisible Womanis an obvious sequel of sorts to The Invisible Man, made seven years earlier by the same studio, and starring the great Claude Rains, who almost single-handed ... Read full article


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Virginia Bruce Quotes:

Richard Russell: Well, now where are you?
Kitty Carroll: At the end of the cigarette.


Kitty Carroll: Well at least the stockings are dry.
[Richard Russell looks at Kitty Carroll putting on the stockings]
Kitty Carroll: Now to find my feet.
[starts putting on the stocking]
Kitty Carroll: This is worst than dressing in the dark.
[pulls up the stocking over her left invisible leg]
Kitty Carroll: There, now we'll see who's stalling!


Kitty Carroll: It so happens that by profession I'm a model.
Richard Russell: What for, piano legs?
Kitty Carroll: Any time you have a piano with legs like mine, sonny, run, do not walk, to your nearest music store.


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Virginia Bruce Facts
Very good friends with Cesar Romero.

Lovely but demure, and not especially ambitious or self-promoting, she was prodded by her parents, who were going through financial reversals, to skip her initial plans on a music education at UCLA and pursue film work.

Her promising "A" MGM status was hurt following the death of Irving Thalberg. She subsequently was relegated to "B" films.

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