They want to talk with you. We want those pictures here. July 25, — August 12, was a United States Navy lieutenant who was killed in action while serving as a land-based patrol bomber pilot in World War II and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. In addition to acting, Raymond was also a composer, writer, director, producer, and decorated military pilot. Following her success Carole and her entourage were scheduled to travel back to California by train, but Lombard insisted that she wanted to reach home sooner, so she implored her mother and Winkler who were terrified of flying to fly back with her. I took a cab there and arrived early. The review in Film Daily wrote, "Carol Lombard proves a real surprise, and does her best work to date.
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Home Front Heroes [Three Volumes]. Notify me of new comments via email. Views Read Edit View history. Matzen has cited Lombard as "among the most commercially successful and admired film personalities in Hollywood in the s",  and feminist writer June Sochen believes that Lombard "demonstrated great knowledge of the mechanics of film making". She was then driven to the Claypool Hotel, where she was staying, for another flag-raising event. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the s.