Friday, January 25, 2013

Charlie & Paulette at Players in Hollywood, 1943


This was Charlie's first meeting with his ex following his remarriage to Oona O'Neill. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Stein Haven).

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  1. She's wearing the famous bracelet as a dress clip! I am jealous of her style.

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  2. Is that the emerald and diamond bracelet? I hadn't noticed it before! I've read that it was a gift (along with matching earrings) from Charlie when she lost the role of Scarlett O'Hara.

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  3. You are correct! I saw those pieces (there is a brooch and earrings as well) completely by accident at the Legion of Honor in SF about 7 or 8 years back. I was there to see a DaVinci portrait and it was crowded so I went to look at some jewelry exhibit. I was stunned to see them in a case! They are gaudy gold with emeralds and diamonds - BIG, too. And yes, apparently a consolation gift for losing the role of Scarlett.

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    1. Apparently Paulette was an avid jewelry collector. She also had a necklace made from all of her old engagement rings.

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  4. Wow, that adds all kinds of question marks! She wears the jewelry he gave her to this "reunion"? A coincidence? Kind of interesting, no?

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    1. It IS interesting. I'm wondering if they just bumped into each other and were photographed. I can't imagine that they were really out together alone at this point, but who knows?

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