Frances Farmer (1913-1970). Studied drama at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1935, she went to Hollywood where she secured a seven-year contract with Paramount. By the end of 1936, she was one of the most talked about new stars, largely by virtue of her loan-out to Goldwyn for the dual role of mother and daughter in "Come and Get It" (1936).(Source: Wikipedia and IMDb)
I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them. The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true. FRANCES FARMER
FRANCES FARMER ~ Born: Sept 19, 1913 in Seattle, USA. Died: Aug 1, 1970 (aged 56) of cancer. In 1935, she went to Hollywood where she secured a 7 year contract with Paramount. In 1943, she was wrongfully declared mentally incompetent & committed by her parents to a series of asylums & public mental hospitals, leading to a false rumor that she received a lobotomy. Appeared in "Come and Get It" (1936), "Rhythm on the Range" (1936) w/ Bing Crosby & "The Toast of New York" (1937) w/ Cary Grant.