Joan Crawford wanted a career in show business because it was much more glamorous than the odd jobs she was working. She won a dance contest which landed her a job in a chorus line. After two years, she moved to the movie colony of Hollywood. She felt movies might afford her a chance of fame and glory. She was determined to succeed and succeed she did.
Also available at Perrot is The Joan Crawford Collection Volume 2, which includes A Woman’s Face, Flamingo Road, Sadie McKee, Strange Cargo, and Torch Song.