Oct 25, 1938, Hollywood, California. Marie Wilson, a Warner Bros. colleague of Patricia Ellis, looking peculiarly thin. For years self-starvation by young screen starlets due to studio pressure was kept a dark secret in the movie industry. Most young actresses followed some sort of diet to maintain their girlish figures; some unfortunately went to extremes. Smoking also helped keep one's mind off food. (The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct 25, 1938, p.20).