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A blog celebrating the loves of my life: Bette, Joan, Greta, Vivien and the newcomer Barbara.
[About Bette and George Brent]The eventual split came from a beauty pool tabuleted by George Brent. When asked by a magazine to name the ten most glamorous women in Hollywood, Brent’s list included Dolores Del Rio, Kay Francis, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Loretta Young, Norma Shearer, Irene Dunne, Joan Blondell and Margaret Cartew (a starlet at Fox). When Bette, omitted from her lover’s roster, heard of this she screamed. “It was a very harmelss stuff, but not to Bette.” said Bob Taplinger (Bette’s future lover after George) “When she read the list, she had a fit. After all, she had gone to a lot of trouble to become glamorous. She was also having an affair with the guy and she couldn’t meke his list? It was over for George Brent after this.”Bette subsequently surmised “It wouldn’t have worked. He was an actor. I always said I would never marry actors. He was very actor: beautiful wardrobe and he’d dye his hair.”

[About Bette and George Brent]
The eventual split came from a beauty pool tabuleted by George Brent. When asked by a magazine to name the ten most glamorous women in Hollywood, Brent’s list included Dolores Del Rio, Kay Francis, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Loretta Young, Norma Shearer, Irene Dunne, Joan Blondell and Margaret Cartew (a starlet at Fox). When Bette, omitted from her lover’s roster, heard of this she screamed. “It was a very harmelss stuff, but not to Bette.” said Bob Taplinger (Bette’s future lover after George) “When she read the list, she had a fit. After all, she had gone to a lot of trouble to become glamorous. She was also having an affair with the guy and she couldn’t meke his list? It was over for George Brent after this.”
Bette subsequently surmised “It wouldn’t have worked. He was an actor. I always said I would never marry actors. He was very actor: beautiful wardrobe and he’d dye his hair.”