“We put our hands to a bargain. To make my hand good, I’ve been spread eagle, flogged. I’ve called red-handed cut-throats my friends. I’ve stood by and watched murders and worst…and that’s not all. With daily and nightly prospects of the plank at my back, I crawled; made myself agreeable in all ways to the vilest harshest she-monster that ever came out of the sea! And I think all the oceans never wash me clean again!” – A man describing Capt. Anne.


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“Let’s drag out the ‘victimized woman’ and talk about the gals with guts, grit, gumption and genius!” – Jo, The Last Drive In.

There was only one actress in one film who immediately comes to mind. And that was ELLA RAINES in “PHANTOM LADY.”

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