Iconista's posted this dame before. She described her as a sexless Myrna Loy. Now Iconista's read a handful of quotes and admits she may have underestimated Colbert. The woman was self-possessed in her movies, and quick-witted. And it seems the sure, sharp tongue was not just script-fed.
She will read a biography or two and let you know.
In the meantime, chew on a few quotes and see what you spit out after.
"Audiences always sound like they’re glad to see me, and I’m damned glad to see them…I know what’s best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert business longer than anybody…I married a wonderful doctor, and I was very happy-period…Men don’t get smarter when they grow older. They just lose their hair…It matters more what’s in a woman’s face than what’s on it…If I couldn’t laugh, I’d rather die… "