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Adele Jergens

Actor

“Sexy clothes and dialog were firmly associated with me in film and nobody would listen when I protested that marriage and motherhood had made “an honest woman” out of me. All anybody could remember was that I had a come-hither look and burned the candle at both ends and in the middle, in my screen roles. I don’t think any self-respecting young mother would feel right in spending eight hours a… Read more
“Sexy clothes and dialog were firmly associated with me in film and nobody would listen when I protested that marriage and motherhood had made “an honest woman” out of me. All anybody could remember was that I had a come-hither look and burned the candle at both ends and in the middle, in my screen roles. I don’t think any self-respecting young mother would feel right in spending eight hours a day on movie sets displaying her baser instincts, so I turned down several parts like that.” Read less