The Selvedge Yard did a (very) little piece for DETAILS magazine’s online blog– The Daily Details here.
There was something about those lips, the flirty peek-a-boo eye, and that sexy, sweeping hair that’s seductive beyond words. Yes, Veronica Lake just had “it.”
Other pinups of her day may have been more racy (Bettie Page), more leggy (Bettie Grable), or more busty (Jane Russell), but in my book none of them can touch her stunning beauty, poise and indelible mystique. Standing a scant 4’ 11’ and weighing only 90lbs., Veronica Lake deftly filled the camera’s lens with more sex appeal in her little left eye than most beauties managed wearing half as much, and trying twice as hard.
“I will have one of the cleanest obits of any actress. I never did cheesecake like Ann Sheridan or Betty Grable. I just used my hair.” –Veronica Lake
Sadly, Her story…