A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist
Jan. 16, 1942: Carole Lombard delivers a speech in Indianapolis in a rally to sell war bonds.
Jan. 17, 1942: Lombard is killed on the flight returning to Los Angeles.
|Jan. 31, 1942: Norman Corwin turned down an opportunity to write a speech for a Hollywood personality and later discovered it was the late Carole Lombard, Hedda Hopper says. |