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Although Dutch-born silent screen femme fatale Jetta Goudal may be pretty much forgotten today.Arriving in America (N.W.C) following the WWI armistice (1918),“Jetta” purposely disguised her Dutch and Jewish ancestry and her age,passing herself off as "Jetta Goudal,"a Parisienne born in Versailles in 1901 and the daughter of a lawyer.She attracted immediate attention with her first two small film roles and caught the eye of legendary Cecil B. DeMille.
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But,she was an unrepentant theatrical "grand dame" and possessed a fierce temper well known to the film community.The damage to her career and reputation,however,was sealed and she never recaptured her former glory.With the arrival of sound it was the end.Goudal married art director H.Grieve in 1930 and retired from the screen permanently 3 years later.They had no children.Plagued by health problems (heart condition)in the 1960s,she suffered a serious fall in 73 which left her an invalid.She died in 1985.

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oklahomadawn says:
I always enjoy readin the history you bestow upon us!!! absolutely a beautiful layout!!
Mar 9, 2013
Becky1079 says:
Gorgeous page. I really like the old photos you scrap.
Mar 4, 2013
Lavender Passion says:
Beautiful photos , LO and page! God Bless!
Mar 4, 2013
Nanny-G says:
Beautiful page,
Mar 4, 2013
MaryWonder says:
Stunning vintage page Rose-Marie. Love the soft effects on the left hand photo
Mar 4, 2013
Mike1956 says:
She was beautiful! Thank you so much for the biographical sketch!
Mar 4, 2013
Xguern66 says:
Another sad story of a would be beautiful actress - sounds like her temperament was her undoing. A beautiful page for her.
Mar 4, 2013
Micheline 1 says:
Wonderful page and story! As said starrygirl, at least this actress lived older than many ones.xx
Mar 4, 2013
wastar says:
Gorgeous page
Mar 4, 2013
Cheryl C says:
Another beautiful and interesting page
Mar 4, 2013
   
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