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On Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Gloria Swanson Saga, Part Two

Not a rose, but a carnation.
I only offer this correction because one of my favorite of her many idiosyncrasies was the fact that the carnation was her signature flower. Yes, the woman had a signature flower. And it was rare she was seen or photographed without one in hand.
(The carnation is even embossed on the hardcover of her autobiography).

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 4:49 pm 3