33: Star Wars Episode VII: Lena Horne

33: Star Wars Episode VII: Lena Horne

33: Star Wars Episode VII: Lena Horne

You Must Remember This - February 17, 2015 - 59:45

Stunning singer/actress Lena Horne was the first black performer to be given the full glamour girl star-making treatment. But as the years went on and her studio failed to make much use of her, Horne started feeling like a token — and she wasn’t wrong.

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