Published September 1, 1930
Actress Norma Shearer was married to Hollywood producer Irving Thalberg, with whom she had two children. Shearer starred in dozens of films during the 1920s and '30s including Romeo and Juliette and The Women. This photograph by Cecil Beaton is an outtake from the September 1930 Vanity Fair, in which the editors referred to her as 'The sleekest lady in the films.'
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