Stars of the 1950s – Susan Hayward

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  1. George Kaplan
    June 15, 2013

    A strong, now underrecognized actress. Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman and I Want To Live! Two of her greatest perfs.
    Needless to sax the image is excellent.

    • June 15, 2013

      I Want to Live, how could I have forgotten that! You know you’ve got a Star when even melodrama works 😉

  2. June 15, 2013

    She looks very pensive here, our Ms Hayward. Do you think she’s underrated?

  3. June 15, 2013

    I’m trying to put this graciously, hm, I think she was the Norma Shearer of her era 😉

  4. June 17, 2013

    She has an almost porcelain look.

    • June 18, 2013

      And, I always remember playing kind of gutsy dames.

  5. September 2, 2014

    She’s one of those actresses that looked and sounded one way early on, and then turned into the kind of hardened trampy cigarette-dangling sort later in life – I LOVE THAT! Kind of like Shelley Winters in “Lolita”. And Liz in “Who’s Afraid of …”

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