Sunday, January 9, 2011

Anne Francis' First Day in Hollywood

Lovely Anne Francis was all of 16 years old when she left New York for Hollywood. She was signed by MGM in 1947. Anne (born Ann Marvak on September 16, 1930 - January 2, 2011) had been "in the business" since age 6 in New York modeling, on stage, and on radio.

Day 1 was spent settling into their hotel with her mother, Edith Albertson Francis.

Brown Derby 1947 Menu

Anne had a celebration breakfast at the famous Brown Derby Restaurant

Up next - Day 2. A power lunch and meeting a blond male Hollywood heartthrob actor. Can anyone guess who it was?


Amanda Laurel Atkins said...

I love this post. :)

Donna said...

Just found your blog while searching for pictures of George Brent. Great info and pictures. I will be back again. Thanks.

Sherman Unkefer said...

Who was the male hearttrob?

Pete said...

The,begining of a great legend.
Anne Francis ALWAYS was my favorite actress ever since I laid my six year old eyes upon her beauty in Honey West.
Always beautiful

A said...

Check out post 2 for the answer (it's a Van) -

A said...

I adore her too. She was fabulous as Honey West and she is in one of my all-time favorite Twilight Zone episodes, "The After Hours".


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