Barbara Stanwyck beat Claudette Colbert 47-25
Norma Shearer beat Marlene Dietrich 39-32
Greta Garbo beat Kay Francis 44-18
Lillian Gish upset Gloria Swanson 38-33
Pre-Code Babes top seed Barbara Stanwyck dispatched Claudette Colbert quite easily whille Norma Shearer stormed back to take a decisive victory over Marlene Dietrich. Marlene had led for the most of the match up until early this morning. And those expecting a Greta Garbo/Gloria Swanson match-up will have to wait until next year. While Greta took care of Kay Francis, Gloria let Lillian Gish rally to beat her 38-33.
Bette Davis beat Olivia de Havilland 31-13
Vivien Leigh beat Ingrid Bergman 30-18
Judy Garland beat Ann Miller 25-22
Teresa Wright beat Virginia Mayo 22-21
Bette Davis defeated Olivia de Havilland with ease while Vivien Leigh had little trouble with Ingrid Bergman, setting up a fantastic 3rd round match-up between Bette and Vivien. Can't wait. Final four finalist Judy Garland beat Ann Miller, while Teresa Wright squeaked by Virginia Mayo by a single vote.
The 50's era 2nd round action begins today.
Natalie Wood beat Ann-Margret 31-17
Shirley Jones beat Liza Minneli 34-18
Catherine Deneuve beat Claudia Cardinale 27-20
Romy Schneider beat Liv Ullman 29-28
Natalie Wood continues on her march to three-peat as 60's era champion by beating Ann-Margret. Shirley Jones took care of Liza Minneli, ending Liza's Cinderella run. Catherine Deneuve was finally able to pull away from Claudia Cardinale after a close match. And my final four pick Romy Schneider held on for a 1 vote victory over Liv Ullman.