I can whistle through my fingers, bulldog a steer, light a fire with two sticks, shoot a pistol with fair accuracy,
set type, and teach school . . .
They nicknamed me "The Oomph Girl", and I loathe that nickname! Just being known by a nickname
indicates that you're not thought of as a true actress . . . It's just crap! If you call an actress by her looks or
a reaction, then that's all she'll ever be thought of as.
He was one of the wild characters of the world, but he had a strange, quiet side. He camouflaged himself
completely. In all the years I knew him, I never really knew what lay underneath and I doubt if many people did.
-- referring to Errol Flynn.
I used to go to Grauman's Chinese or Pantages and sit there waiting to
see my faceless body on the screen. Texas began to look awfully near and awfully good, and "Clara
Lou" had a sweet sound to my ears.
There’s no position, really. It’ll be just one of those things that’s written off, for heaven’s sake. It won’t mean
anything. -- when asked to evaluate her position in film history.