(5/10/51) Radio: Appeared on a "Screen Guild Players" broadcast of "The Secret Heart".
2 Biographical Movies |
19 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
42 Articles |
15 Pictorials |
25 Magazine Cover Photos |
Billie Cassin | Lucille Le Sueur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
[on The Gorgeous Hussy
(1936)] I had read the criticisms of me and my movies and they were discerning. They said that Crawford needs a new deal, and they asked if I was doomed to explore forever the emotional misfortunes of the super-sexed modern young woman. And so, to break away from the pattern, I wanted to do "The Gorgeous Hussy". [David O. Selznick
] laughed at me: "You can't do a costume ...
When she adopted her eldest daughter, Christina Crawford
, she first named her "Joan Jr.". Baby pictures from the book "Mommie, Dearest" show baby Christina lying on a towel with "Joan, Jr." monogrammed on it. Later, for reasons that can only be speculated, Joan changed the baby's name to Christina. Joan did the same thing to her adopted son, who was named "Phillip Terry, Jr." after actor Phillip
Glamorous sense of fashion