She played minor parts for Warner Bros. In the late 1930s, until her role in One Million B. (1940) made her a star. Possessing both a stunning figure (which made her a favorite World War II pinup) and a fine singing voice, she starred or co-starred in films of the early 1940s, including 1941’s Moon Over Miami and I Wake Up Screaming. During World War II, nobody in Hollywood was as dedicated to overseas USO tours as Landis, who contracted dysentery and malaria while boosting the morale of the troops. Her account of her wartime travels, Four Jills in a Jeep, appeared as a book and 1944 movie in which she and her co-stars play themselves. Landis was linked romantically with many big Hollywood names, including Busby Berkeley, Daryl Zanuck, Charlie Chaplin and Rex Harrison, who discovered her, dead of a drug overdose and apparent suicide, at age 29, and – according to some – novelist Jacqueline Susann. Minor corner wear, minor bend, minor discoloration lower right. The item “Carole Landis Rare Early Vintage Original Autographed Photo 40s One Million B. C” is in sale since Tuesday, July 13, 2021. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Photographs\Pre-1940\Black & White”. The seller is “pengang” and is located in Marietta, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Object Type: Photograph
- Industry: Movies