An eighteen year old Jean Harlow in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1929
Jayne Mansfield and daughter Jayne Marie with a baby bunny, 1950’s
Norma is too often given short shrift as an actress. Irving Thalberg was a smart guy, if Norma Shearer hadn’t been talented and had a huge fan following he wouldn’t have encouraged her career. The fact is, she was a huge favorite with movie fans and having the boss so strongly on her team was just icing on the cake.