With the recent release of the Warner Bros Iconic Moments Collection, we felt it was the perfect occasion to take a trip down memory lane and celebrate those heroines who’ve shone on the silver screen and starred in the most memorable movies of all time.
Gone With The Wind - Vivian Lee
Vivian earned her title by playing two famous southern belles, Sarah O’Hara in Gone With The Wind and Biancha DuBois in A Street Car Named Desire. Her performance in Gone With The Wind earned her two Academy Awards.
Citizen Kane - Dorothy Comingore
Discovered by Charlie Chaplin, Dorothy Comingore was given her big break by Orson Wells who cast her as Susan Alexander in Citizen Kane. She received five star reviews for her amazing performance and was classed as an icon from then on.
Singin' in the Rain - Debbie Reynolds
Known for her iconic break out role as Kathy Selden in Singin’ In The Rain, which was made during the transition from silent films to the ‘talkies’. She was mother to another iconic actress, Carrie Fisher.
Bonnie and Clyde - Faye Dunaway
One of the most iconic women making her mark in film, winningan Academy Award, three Golden Globes, a BAFTA, and an Emmy. Faye made her debut in The Happening, but rose to fame for her role as Bonnie Parker in Bonnie and Clyde.
Bullitt - Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline has been an international film star since the 1960’s. She first got recognition for her role in The Detective opposite Frank Sinatra, then starred in box office smash Bullitt as Cathy. She was declared by Newsdesk magazine as ‘the most beautiful film actress of all time’.
All about Eve – Bette Davis
Shooting to stardom after her role in The Silent Voice and received her first Oscar for performance in Dangerous. Starring in many successful films from Jezebel, Claudette Colbert and All About Eve, she went from strength to strength. The Saturday Evening Post wrote ‘she is not only beautiful, but she bubbles with charm’.
The Wizard Of Oz - Judy Garland
An icon to this day for her stellar performances in The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St.Louis, Easter Parade and A Star Was Born. Getting into showbiz at such a young age, signed by MGM in 1939. Her rendition of ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ will be forever remembered.
Casablanca - Ingrid Bergman
One of the greatest actresses from the Golden Era of Hollywood, Ingrid Bergman is one of the most Oscar- awarded actresses of all time. Best remembered for her iconic roles in Casablanca, Notorious and Claude Rains.
Breakfast at Tiffanys – Audrey Hepburn
Audrey is renowned for her protagonist role in some of the most memorable movies of all time, from Breakfast at Tiffanys and Charade to Sabrina and Roman Holiday. With a huge list of awards under her belt, she won an Academy Award, a BAFTA, an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a Grammy.