Sunday, September 11, 2011
Joy Gwynell: Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair
Aside from these films,and The Cheaters 1945), also from Republic, Joy Gwynell played Jane Foster, "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair" and the wife of legendary songwriter Stephen Forster (Donn Reed), in a 12-part series of musical short subjects about Foster featuring Ken Darby and The King's Men. (Dates of production have proven elusive).
That, as they say, is about that for Joy Gwynell, whose off-screen life remains a cipher to this writer. Or, as the late silent western enthusiast George Katchmer used to put it in his Classic Images columns: "Nothing could be found ...")