Carole Lombard

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Carole Lombard (6 October 190816 January 1942), born Jane Alice Peters, was an American actress. She was especially noted for her performances in a particular form of screen comedy - screwball. She died in a January 1942 plane crash following a successful war-bond rally in Indianapolis.

Quotes[edit]

  • At first thought , we might say, 'our job is to win a war'...but I am sure it would be closer to the hearts of all of us to say, 'We are fighting a war to assure a peace...our kind of peace.'
    • Speaking at an Indianapolis war-bond rally, 15 January 1942
    • Quoted in Carole Lombard, The Hoosier Tornado by Wes D. Gehring, p. 1
  • I have no kicks at all [The] fact is I'm pretty happy about the whole thing...I enjoy this country. I like the parks and the highways and the good schools and everything that this Government does.
    • Endorsing Roosevelt's administration and income tax in general.
    • Carole Lombard, The Hoosier Tornado by Wes D. Gehring, p. 3

About Lombard[edit]

  • Carole Lombard's tragic death means that something of gaiety and beauty have been taken from the world at a time they are needed most.
    • Errol Flynn, Carole Lombard, The Hoosier Tornado by Wes D. Gehring, p. 17

External links[edit]

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