a publicity still from 1931's "Night Nurse"
Joan pulled out all the stops for her portrayal of Zeena in the film noir "Nightmare Alley" (1947)
a publicity shot with real life best friend Glenda Farrell, riding them Harleys!!
as 'Flips' Montague in the 1932 Paramount feature "Make Me A Star"
court room drama as Joan appears before the press camera during her divorce proceedings against cinematographer George Barnes. Her first marriage was finally dissolved in September of 1936.
although Joan appeared in Busby Berkley's 1933 film "Footlight Parade", she never appeared in the "Sittin' On A Backyard Fence" number, where this costume originates.
Joan not wanting to see what the scale says! Early 1930's promotional shot