Motionless Picture Actress

Year of Jane Russell: Day 46

While Howard Hughes continued to delay release of The Outlaw, Jane was kept busy in front of still cameras for most of 1941-42. She was photographed so frequently and received so much press that she became known as the “Motionless Picture Actress.” For the next couple of weeks, we’ll take a look at some of the countless photos of Jane taken during her “motionless” period. This photo of Jane, sent out by Russell Birdwell’s office claimed now that she was done filming The Outlaw, she had plenty of time to exercise.

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