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Unfortunately, people basically learn little from war. We needed each other so badly that we were kind, we hid each other, we gave each other something to eat. But when it was over, people were just the same — gossipy and mean.

Unfortunately, people basically learn little from war. We needed each other so badly that we were kind, we hid each other, we gave each other something to eat. But when it was over, people were just the same — gossipy and mean.

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Don’t you know that a man being rich is like a girl being pretty? You wouldn’t marry a girl just because she’s pretty, but my goodness, doesn’t it help?
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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gingerrogerss:

Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

"They told me to take a streetcar named Desire, and transfer to one called Cemeteries, and ride six blocks and get off at… Elysian Fields!"

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From the Official Bette Davis Facebook, Bette Davis during the filming of Jezebel. 1938. #film 

From the Official Bette Davis Facebook, Bette Davis during the filming of Jezebel. 1938. #film 

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Get To Know Me→ Actresses [2/7]: Myrna Loy

"I was scared as a mouse growing up. Although busy and doing many things, I had difficulty talking to people for years. I’ve worked to overcome it. There isn’t anybody I won’t take on now - within the bounds of propriety, shall we say."

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