Joan Fontaine and Ida Lupino, 1961
7 seconds in you get the beauty of Ida
Ida Lupino & Jane Withers/Joan Fontaine - “A Possibility of Oil” Setinde…
I hear that your body is playing tricks on you which is sad news indeed.
I send you my fond love and the hope that you will overcome this as you have so many obstacles in the past.
June 14, 1995
Joan Fontaine and Olivia De Havilland, 1942. Photographed by Bob Landry
“We may not get along personally, but I am absolutely thrilled that my sister has accomplished what she has. Imagine what we could have done if we had gotten together. We could have selected the right scripts, the right directors, the right producers - we could have built our own empire. But it was not to be.” -Joan Fontaine
Joan with husband producer Collier Young » ca. 1950’s
February 1946: Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family attending a ballet at the opening to the Covent Garden Royal Opera House
Photo by David E. Scherman