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Veronica Lake: Every Guy’s Seen You Before Somewhere. The Trick is to Find You.

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In Sullivan’s Travels the character played by Veronica lake isn’t given a name. She’s merely ‘the girl’. In the wider world at the time she was billed as the peeakaboo girl after the hairstyle she turned into such a sociological phenomenon every Rosie the Rivetter had to be warned of its dangers by the US government (image below):

 

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And she sure new how to rock a brooch throughout the forties. The two below are from The Glass Key:

But only the most impactful stars, like she was during WWII, have what they symbolise described as romantically as Alan Ladd does below:

 

José Arroyo