Saturday, August 7, 2010


Jane Wyman was a wonderful character actress in film.

Best known for her films of the 1930s and 40’s, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in “Johnny Belinda” in 1948. Other film classics include “Magnificent Obsession” and “All that Hevean Allows”.

Here is a beautiful ball gown of pink silk and lace with heavily detailed beading at the bodice designed by the legendary Edith Head. Jane Wyman wore this gown in the 1951 Paramount film “Here Comes the Groom”. Wyman starred opposite Bing Crosby in this musical comedy.

Jane Wyman was also remembered as being the first wife of Ronald Reagan and of course matriarch Angela Channing in the long running soap opera “Falcon Crest”.

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