Merle and Sarah Jane
Imitation of Life plus the Oscar lead, into the Siren’s convoluted Hollywood that is mental Merle Oberon, the woman whom gives you the Oscar into the latter’s finale. Inside her very very very very early functions, just like The personal Life of Henry VIII and These Three, Oberon had one of the more exquisitely, symmetrically stunning faces when you look at the reputation for films. An ideal shape that is oval a nose and lips balanced simply therefore and breathtaking eyes.
But this is actually the Imitation of Life twist, no great key any longer: Oberon’s mom had been a dark-skinned Ceylonese girl known as Charlotte Selby. Some state Charlotte had been really her grandmother, complicating things; but she raised Merle, and Merle seemingly have thought Charlotte ended up being her mom. The point is, Oberon, nee Estelle Merle Thompson, invested her life hiding her history from Hollywood together with globe. (more…)