The intriguing and complicated life of Joan Crawford
Who was this Hollywood actress, really?
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Joan Crawford was one of Hollywood's most recognized movie stars of the 1940s. Beginning her career in the silent era, she went on to triumph in films like 'Mildred Pierce' (1945) and, later, 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?' (1962). But Crawford had a darker side. While her long-running feud with Bette Davis is the stuff of legend, the allegations that she was an abusive and alcoholic mother forever tarnished her reputation. Nonetheless, she remains an iconic figure in Hollywood history.
Curious to know more? Click through for a look at the life and work of Joan Crawford.
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