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"I know audiences. They don’t like to say, ‘Oh, what a magnificent performance.’ They would much rather say, ‘My, doesn’t she look awful?’" — Joan Bennett

During the span of her career, Joan insisted on having perfect hair and complete make-up when performing in front of the camera—even if her character was supposed to be sleeping or wandering the wilds of the jungle.

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Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, and Joan Bennett in There’s Always Tomorrow (1956), directed by Douglas Sirk.





Joan Bennett photographed by George Hurrell.





Joan Bennett, candid. c. 1940s.
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Joan Bennett, c. 1940s.

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Joan Bennett photographed for Man Hunt, 1941.

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"I don’t think much of most of the films I made, but being a movie star was something I liked very much" - Joan Bennett on her career. 

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Joan Bennett, c. 1938.

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Joan Bennett relaxes at home, c. 1950s.

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Joan Bennett, c. 1930s.
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