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5.)  Early in her career, she had a six-month contract with MGM.  But after appearing in three movies for the studio, she was dropped.

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8) She reprised her Broadway role of Googie Gomez in the film of The Ritz (1976). Her best line: "If there's one man I was born to kill with my own two hands, it's  Seymour Pippin!"

 

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3) Madame Sul-Te-Wan was not her grandmother, although she played her grandmother in Carmen Jones.

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10.) She died on September 8, 1965. An institute of pathology claimed that she died from an accidental drug overdose, but the L.A. County Coroner's Office claimed that she died from embolism. It was later ruled that her death was caused by an accidental drug overdose.

 

 

Next: Linda Darnell

 

 

(In case you didn't know, TCM will be showing 2 Linda Darnell films tonight (Sunday) -- Blood and Sand and Blackbeard the Pirate.)

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2. She played the mysterious woman known only as "The Immaculate Conception" in The Song of Bernadette. This casting was pretty controversial because Darnell was an actress with an almost pornographic image in a religious film.

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