Tag: Thirteen Women

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November 9, 2013 /
November 9, 2013 /

Peg has been depicted as a naïf, a lightweight and a wannabe, but nothing could be farther from the truth. No less a star than Bette Davis vividly recalled seeing her act in “The Wild Duck” in Boston in 1926.  Davis said, “Before that performance, I wanted to be an…

November 9, 2013 /

Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood Sign by Hope Anderson Introduction          My interest in the actress Peg Entwistle, who in 1932 committed suicide from the Hollywood Sign (which then read Hollywoodland), began in 2006, when I began researching the neighborhood’s history for my documentary, Under the Hollywood Sign. Though seventy-four…