Natalie Wood was self-conscious about an old injury. Like many starlets of yester-year (and of course, today), any blemishes or imperfections were simply off the table, and even the great beauty Natalie Wood suffered from this greatly.
As a child star, Natalie Wood suffered an injury on the set of “The Green Promise.” A bridge rigged to collapse fell down too early, breaking the young star’s wrist, and sadly, it never properly healed.
Jayne Mansfield's Wardrobe Malfunctions
Jayne Mansfield created her own wardrobe malfunctions. Mansfield was considered a bombshell beauty and, when she would go out on the town, she wasn’t about playing coy with the paparazzi.
Apparently, she would wait for the photographers and then allow part of her outfit to “accidentally” slip off. Once, she even dove into a swimming pool and came up topless.
All Eyes on Jayne
This, along with her scandalous magazine photoshoot and her rivalry with Marilyn Monroe, all got Mansfield a lot of publicity, which didn’t seem to bother her at all!
Back then, this unseemly behavior was heavily frowned upon, but Mansfield seemed to rather enjoy the attention. We can say, however, that she perhaps paved the way for the liberation of women in the years to come.
No Healing Time
The accident left Wood’s left wrist in a not-so-great condition. This made the talented actress very self-conscious. It was noted that she consistently wore something over the old injury, such as a bracelet, watch, or long-sleeved gloves to cover the area.
Some biographers said that Wood’s mother did not follow through on getting the injury treated properly, which is why it did not heal well.
Marlon Brando Was Super Forgetful
Though he is praised as one of the greatest actors, it may shock you to hear that Marlon Brando did not memorize his lines! That’s right; the actor would use cue cards with his lines on them, print them out, and hide them around the movie set.
Brando can at least be given some credit for being strategic in the placement of his cue cards. He tried to hide them in places where he could read them in a natural way.