Most pages also have in-depth descriptions of the styles and materials (and decorators) used.
As for where to find Joan's autobiography, Portrait of Joan: As of tonight, has 11 copies available--unfortunately starting at around !
I can just about stand looking at Joan Crawford's face at six o'clock in the morning, but not Bette Davis.")) that has archival recordings of old telephone central offices.
If I knew her phone number, it might be possible to find an actual recording from the same exchange and in that way, hear exactly what it sounded like to call Joan While Joan, when she was married to Doug Fairbanks, Jr.
Post-Baby Jane, though, problems were already erupting: There's the notorious instance of Joan maneuvering prior to the '63 Academy Awards show to accept the Oscar for the absent Anne Bancroft (Joan physically brushing past Bette, nominated for Baby Jane, in the process).
She's left without transportation back to her motel.(1929 - 1932), did occasionally hobnob at that time with Laurence Olivier and his first wife Jill, I haven't been able to find much record of Joan socializing with Vivien Leigh.That said, The Divine Feud reports that "Crawford [retained] a steady acquaintanceship with dozens of other actresses by phone but mostly through her voluminous correspondence.That day Aldrich and Fox exec Richard Zanuck agree to shut down film production until August 3 to give Joan a chance to recover. Aldrich and Zanuck begin search to replace Joan, considering Katharine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, and Olivia De Havilland.(Vivien Leigh, when called in London regarding the part, said, "No, thank you.