Tuesday, April 17, 2012

remember Faye Emerson?



Remembering Faye Emerson





























Funny how certain things make you think of something.
Those big collars just at the shoulders edge, make me think
of this elegant, Beautiful woman on TV in the 50's



















Faye Emerson was one of the most visible individuals
in the early days of U.S. television. A "television personality"
(meaning talk show and more), her omnipresence during the infant
days of TV made her one of the most famous faces in the nation
and earned her the unofficial titles of
"Television's First Lady" and "Mrs. Television."













Here's that Big collar dress
she was always wearing
dresses like this .
She was once married to "Elliott Roosevelt"
son of "U.S. President"
"Franklin D. Roosevelt"
Emerson was later married to bandleader
"Skitch Henderson" in the 1950s.
Once a Hollywood starlet enjoying the
show business spotlight, the wealthy Emerson
retired to Spain and spent the rest of her life
in seclusion. She died in 1983 at the
age of sixty-five of Stomach cancer in
Majorca, Spain.


Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
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