#Veronica Lake

Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941) Photographed by George Hurrell
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Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941)
Photographed by George Hurrell

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Veronica Lake in This Gun for Hire (1942)
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Veronica Lake in This Gun for Hire (1942)

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Clip from the US News Review, Issue 5, circa 1942

In the early 1940s, American film actress Veronica Lake changed her trademark peekaboo hairstyle to encourage women working in war industry factories to adopt more practical, safer hairstyles.

Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941) Photographed by George Hurrell
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Portrait of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941)
Photographed by George Hurrell

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Paulette Goddard, Dorothy Lamour, and Veronica Lake singing “A Sweater, A Sarong and a Peek-a-Boo Bang” in Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)

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Paulette Goddard, Dorothy Lamour, and Veronica Lake in Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
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Paulette Goddard, Dorothy Lamour, and Veronica Lake in Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)

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Veronica Lake in This Gun for Hire (1942) Gown designed by Edith Head
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Veronica Lake in This Gun for Hire (1942)
Gown designed by Edith Head

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This Gun for Hire (1942)
This Gun for Hire is a film noir starring Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd. Ellen (Veronica Lake) is a singer/magician at a club, and a police officer’s girlfriend, who agrees to spy on a hit man (Alan Ladd). Definetely one of the more entertaining film noir.
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Links: IMDb | Wikipedia
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This Gun for Hire (1942)

This Gun for Hire is a film noir starring Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd. Ellen (Veronica Lake) is a singer/magician at a club, and a police officer’s girlfriend, who agrees to spy on a hit man (Alan Ladd). Definetely one of the more entertaining film noir.

Watch on YouTube

Links: IMDb | Wikipedia

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Veronica Lake in So Proudly We Hail! (1943) Photographed by Eugene Robert Richee
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Veronica Lake in So Proudly We Hail! (1943)
Photographed by Eugene Robert Richee

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Veronica Lake photographed by Eliot Elisofon in 1942 Image Source: Dr. Macro’s

Veronica Lake photographed by Eliot Elisofon in 1942
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