Veronica Lake, actress famed for her femme fatale roles in the 1940's photographed in her New York City apartment in 1967. Film noir star of the 1940's Veronica Lake photographed in New York in 1966. American actress Veronica Lake in a promotional portrait for 'I Wanted Wings', directed by Mitchell Leisen, 1941.
Veronica Lake was one of the early stars of Old Hollywood, and she showed great versatility, appearing in dramas, comedies, or musicals. However, her legacy in film can also be held up as a cautious reminder of both the fleeting nature of fame and the consequences of burning bridges. Lake’s career may have burned bright, but it was a flame ...
Jan 22, 2015 · Veronica Lake was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 14, 1922 as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman. Her father worked for an oil company as a ship employee and died in a tragic oil tanker explosion.
Veronica Lake became a legend even during her lifetime. This woman was a combination of soulful look, wavy hair and tiny figure. After she started her acting career, the audience immediately fell in love with her.
Feb 21, 2019 · The name of Veronica in the Archie comics was inspired by Lake. Kim Basinger's Oscar-winning turn as a call girl in the 1999 film "L.A. Confidential" was modeled on Lake.
When Sue Cameron went to interview one of the most sought-after pinups of World War II, the reporter was shocked by what she saw. It was 1970 and the longtime TV columnist for The Hollywood Reporter was meeting former ‘40s star Veronica Lake at Musso and Frank’s restaurant in Hollywood to discuss her new tell-all.
Feb 16, 2017 · The Fireman of the Folies Bergere (1928, Fr.) (aka Le Pompier des Folies BergÃ¨res) (short) This short Pre-Code French film (some dated it as 1930), not subject to the restrictions of the US' Hays Code, was a promotional piece for the famed Folies Bergeres in Paris, France. In particular, it advertised dancer Josephine Baker's Vents de Folies ...