A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist
February 13, 2010 | 12:00 pm
|Feb. 13, 1951: Edith Head, the Paramount designer, says: "I don't know why I'm so happy these days unless it's because I've found a waist smaller than Veronica Lake's." The 21 1/2-inch waist belongs to Jan Sterling, Hedda Hopper reports. |
July 8, 1973: Veronica Lake dies of acute hepatitis at the age of 51.