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Sexy clothes and dialog were firmly associated with me in film and nobody would listen when I protested that marriage and motherhood had made "an honest woman" out of me. All anybody could remember was that I had a come-hither look and burned the candle at both ends and in the middle, in my screen roles. I don't think any self-respecting young mother would feel right in spending eight hours a day...
Got her first break into the big time understudying Gypsy Rose Lee
as a burlesque strip artist in the Broadway show "Star and Garter" in 1942. Lee fell ill for two weeks during the show's run. A talent scout for Columbia Pictures caught Jergens's performance and signed her to a contract.
The Girl with the Million Dollar Legs