From left, Tamara de Lempicka, Nancy Cunard, Josephine Baker, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald. Credit Photographs: Hulton Archive/Getty Images; ... Two books examine the lives of outrageous female celebrities of the 1920s.
TALLULAH BANKHEAD ~ Born: Jan 31,1902 in Alabama, USA. Died: Dec 12, 1968 (aged 66) from double pneumonia, Influenza & Emphysema. In 1923 she moved to London for the stage & for several years was the most popular actress of the West End. She returned to the US & filmed "Woman's Law" (1927) & "His House in Order" (1928) with Paramount. Filmed "Devil and the Deep" (1932) with Cary Grant. Noted for Hitchcocks "Lifeboat" (1944). Known for her phrase, "Hello, Dahling" & her flamboyant personality