She acted in Anita Loo's stage adaptation of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette's novel, "Gigi," at the New Theatre in London, England with Tony Britton, Esme Percy, Estelle Winwood, Jessie Evans, and Ena Burrill in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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Even now, I feel furious with myself because whenever there's a camera pointed towards me, my MGM training makes me smile. I don't like it. You can see it on all the people who came from that era because there was no question of them not smiling for the camera. Even Katharine Hepburn
-- and God knows she was a dramatic actress -- if the camera is on her, she smiles.
When she told Fred Astaire
that she wanted to create her own costumes for Daddy Long Legs
(1955), he responded: "Okay, but no feathers, please." Astaire recalled the exasperation he had with one of Ginger Rogers
' elaborate gowns in a dance scene in Top Hat
(1935). Some ostrich feathers broke loose from Ginger Rogers
' gown and mischievously floated in mid air around Astaire's face. The shedding ...