Classic Hollywood #21 – Carol Hughes, Marie Wilson and June Travis

Carol Hughes, Marie Wilson and June Travis Take A Stroll On The Beach Circa 1938

Carol Hughes Marie Wilson June Travis

Warner Bros. young stars in training, Carol Hughes (1910-1995), Marie Wilson (1916-1972) and June Travis (1914-2008) take a walk on the shore in this studio publicity photograph.

Although they never all appeared together in a film, Warner Bros. had high hopes for each of the starlets in the 1930’s and set up this photograph to showcase their assets.

But none of the women ever achieved the stardom that the studio had planned for them.

Carol Hughes appeared as a supporting player in many films beginning in 1935 until retiring in the early 1950’s.

The 5 foot 5½ inch Marie Wilson was known for her beauty and stunning figure. Her film and television career spanned from the 1934 at age 18, until her death from cancer in 1972 at the age of 56. Of the three actresses pictured here, her career was probably the most successful having starred in My Friend Irma (1950), A Girl In Every Port (1952) with Groucho Marx  and Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation with James Stewart (1962).

June Travis started her acting career in 1934 and made many B-films. In 1940 she married a Chicago businessman and left Hollywood and her film career behind for good making only two more movies over the remaining 68 years of her life.

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