Robert Taylor, Norma Shearer, and George Sanders in a publicity photo for Her Cardboard Lover (1942)
Norma Shearer in Pleasure Mad (1923)
Norma Shearer sunbathing on a diving board, 1936
Norma Shearer and Irving Thalberg aboard Joseph Schenck’s yacht, 1934
Fredric March with Norma Shearer in Smilin’ Through (1932)
Louis B. Mayer escorting Norma Shearer at her first public appearance since husband Irving Thalberg’s passing, 1936
At the wrap party for The Women, Rosalind Russell was dancing with George Cukor when Ernst Lubitsch passed her and said, “If you want more close-ups in the picture, never mind dancing with your director, you’d better dance with Norma Shearer!” Without missing a beat, Russell took Shearer’s hand with a wink and danced her across the floor.