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And Puerto Rico. When Gloria was fifteen years old her aunt time on a tour of SNA studios in Chicago. Some reports maintain that a tour guide was intrigued by Gloria and discovered her then in their. Others, suggests that she talked her way into the business either way, it was an estimate studios that Gloria got her start. She was hired as an extra at Sixteen Gloria dropped out of school and appeared in sweetie goes to college alongside Wallace Berry. Gloria Wallace married shortly. Thereafter, Loria leader wrote, but the marriage was fraught with abuse and they finalized their divorce in nineteen eighteen. Loria would marry five more times throughout her life and had three children. And Nineteen Sixteen Gloria and her mother moved to Hollywood where Gloria appeared in keystone studios comedy shorts, opposite, Bobby. Vernon. Gloria long to appear in more serious films, she moved to triangle studios there, she was still disappointed by the role she was given fortunately, Gloria wasn't bound to contract and she soon began working for filmmaker. So be mill. Glorious starred in souls, Melodramas, and played sensual glamorous characters. See. So's films turned Gloria into an icon making her highly sought after in the industry. See sel said the public, not. I May Gloria Swanson, a star. In nineteen eighteen see Soto Gloria to sign a contract with famous players lasky at lasky glorious starred in a number of successful pictures including the nineteen nineteen film male and female in which she famously bathes in elementary setting. See, still continued to assign Gloria roles that depicted extravagance, and she later said that her expensive taste was influenced by him. Gloria lived lavishly by the mid twenties. She was the highest paid actress in. Hollywood. She owned mansions, expensive land was a savvy real estate investor. Still she ran through her money. Her lingerie bill was reported to be ten thousand dollars a year. Gloria later reflected on her lifestyle and said, we lived like kings and Queens and why not? In love with life. Gloria, grew frustrated at famous players Lasky. She was more famous for her costumes than her acting in one, thousand, nine, hundred and five. She fought to get Lasky to greenlight madame. Sanjin A. french-american co-production Gloria was deeply involved in the production. She petitioned the French government for access to historic sites and help choose the director and cast. Gloria met her third husband onset honoree, the Marquis de la La dre. Gloria discovered that she was pregnant with Ariz baby while divorcing her second husband, her contract at famous players. Last year had a morality clause. If broken, she might be blacklisted from. Hollywood. So Gloria decided to have an abortion in Paris and she almost died from complications. When famous players lasky tried to renegotiate her contract? They eventually offered what's now equivalent to fourteen point, seven million dollars per year quarrier fuse to enter into another morality clause, and instead signed with United Artists which gave her complete creative freedom. In one, thousand, nine, hundred, seven, Gloria established her own production company. She tricked the Hays Office to get permission to make the highly controversial film Sadie Thompson. It was a hit. But shortly after Sadie thompsons release, the company fell into financial straights that year Gloria had met Joseph Kennedy the father of US President John F. Kennedy, and they began an affair while Gloria was still married to her third husband. Choose convinced. Gloria, to let him take the reins of Gloria Swanson productions so that she could focus on script selection. His Direction and mismanagement cost Gloria her company. In Nineteen Thirty Gloria Swanson production made its last film what a widow glorious first production with sound Gloria struggled to transition from silent films to talkies. The sound films she appeared in unsuccessful and by nineteen thirty, four press regarded her as a has been with her film career. Struggling Loria made a serious pivot. She founded a patent startup called multi prizes. In one, thousand, nine, thirty, eight, Gloria helped four Jewish Austrian scientists flee the Nazis with the help of her husband. Loria paid for their resettlement and supported them until nineteen forty-three in exchange for them working at multi prizes. Still Gloria. Wasn't finished acting. In. The Nineteen Forties Gloria return to film, and Nineteen fifty. She started her most successful movie sunset Boulevard in which she played Norma Desmond, a deluded former star trying to make a comeback. This is my life. It always will be. Nothing else. Just. Camera? And those wonderful people parents. Right Mr Demille, I'm ready for my. Gloria won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal. Gloria then pivoted to Broadway and TV. Later, on in life, Gloria became a health food advocate and a yoga practitioner. While attempting Hollywood events, she even brought her own meals in a paper bag. Gloria was also politically active in nineteen, eighty she campaign for Ronald Reagan. In one eighty-three, Gloria died from a heart ailment. She was eighty four years old. Gloria, Swanson had a lasting legacy in the film industry. She. Was honored with two stars on the Hollywood walk of fame. On reflecting on her career. Glorious said, if I had to live my life again, I wouldn't. Life is a privilege. Mistakes should be dropped in the wastebasket. Tune in tomorrow for the story of another leading lady. For more on why we're doing what we're doing check out our encyclopedia. News Weather Manica Weekly. 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