“Stardom is all hard work, aspirins and purgatives.” Elsa Lanchester, and click on the pic for her autobiography

Elsa Lanchester“There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to, and each person’s story is as different as his fingerprints.”

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  1. October 28, 2014

    I read her autobiography. Quite fascinonderful.

    • October 30, 2014

      Hey! Poetic license+ = fascinonderful! I like it! (And the book is good too.)

  2. October 28, 2014

    One of the best, and not as well known now as she should be. She was utterly convincing in every. single. role.

    • October 30, 2014

      “The Bishop’s Wife”, even in that small role she was so memorable, just the right touch…

  3. Heather in Arles
    October 29, 2014

    Here autobiography sounds wonderful!

  4. October 29, 2014

    Thank you for the link to her autobiography. What a great idea. It’s one of my favorites and so much more than a typical Hollywood memoir. But then who’s less typical than Elsa?

    • October 30, 2014

      I think she speaks openly in the book about being married to a gay man. Very candid!

  5. October 30, 2014

    Great photo

  6. November 8, 2014

    Wow – Charles Laughton! Love him! What an amazing relationship they must have had…

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