When you wish upon a star: Audrey Hepburn’s early years in her native Elsene, near Brussels

Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929, as Audrey Kathleen Ruston, in Elsene near Brussels. Her father, […]

Garbo was shy, insecure. She felt that, as a person, she actually had nothing special or unusual for others to make a fuss over. Jean Negulesco
I went to [producer-director] Thomas H. Ince and said, 'I would like some retakes.' Retakes are costly, and when he pointed that out, I said, 'Yes, I know that, Tom, but I still want the retakes.' Now, Tom liked to gamble. I did, too. So I said, 'I'll tell what I'll do, Tom. Heads or tails. If you win, okay, then I pay for the retakes. If I win, you pay.' He said, 'Fine,' and he tossed. I felt that Tom would take chances, but I didn't think he would cheat, and he didn't. He never did. It was my week's salary for or against the retakes. And I won. Actress Blanche Sweet about film pioneer Thomas H. Ince during the making of "Anna Christie" (1923)