Looks like Roman Polanski's classic was supposed to have a bit more star power!
Rutanya Alda, best known for Mommie Dearest, was Mia Farrow's stand-in for the flick.
When Mia was late, Polanski decided to shoot a scene with cameos from Joan Crawford and Van Johnson—without her!
Alda recalls Joan's very cordial but mistaken greeting:
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NO WIRE HANGERS … because apparently, Joan Crawford didn't believe in wearing clothes!
We all know the story: Poor Christina Crawford spent her entire life under the watchful and abusive eye of her mother, actress Joan Crawford. They made a movie out of her life story, which actually will be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and Christina shared her harrowing story in the best selling book, Survivor. We thought every part of the story had already been told, but it turns out that Christina's uncovered new video footage of her mother during a scandalous time in her life - the time she was having an affair with a married man.
Christina reveals that she is putting together a one-woman show in which she will talk openly and blatantly about Joan (she has never once called her mother) and will air some never-before-seen home movies of joan while she was on a romantic getaway with then married Charles McCabe. She reveals that the videos were shot while the couple sneaked off to Poconos and while there is sufficient footage of the pair hunting, fishing, and canoeing, there's also video of some of their indoor activities. Their NAKED activities!!!
Yeah, that's right! Joan Crawford has
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