• Created Date
  • 1937
  • Description
  • Film actress Ruth Hussey. From the back: "Newest Starlet... This informal photograph is of Ruth Hussey, Hollywood's newest Cinderella girl. Miss Hussey, stage actress from Providence, R.I., spent a year in Hollywood patiently waiting for a screen chance and getting only bits. Finally, she was dropped from contract by metro-Goldwyn-mayer and then started a campaign for a secondary role in 'Rich Man, Poor Girl,' starring Robert Young. She talked... more
    Film actress Ruth Hussey. From the back: "Newest Starlet... This informal photograph is of Ruth Hussey, Hollywood's newest Cinderella girl. Miss Hussey, stage actress from Providence, R.I., spent a year in Hollywood patiently waiting for a screen chance and getting only bits. Finally, she was dropped from contract by metro-Goldwyn-mayer and then started a campaign for a secondary role in 'Rich Man, Poor Girl,' starring Robert Young. She talked herself into a test which was so good that she won, not the secondary lead, but the feminine lead opposite Young. And now M-G-M has awarded her a new contract and Miss Hussey's screen future is assured.". less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned at 600ppi with an Epson 20000 flatbed scanner. Image then rotated, cropped, level-adjusted, and sharpened using Photoshop CS3. Converted to a JPEG2000 image upon ingest into CONTENTdm
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