Character Bio from Farewell My Life by Cynthia Sally Haggard: VIOLET

Violet is:

Violet played by Bebe Daniels
  • 18 years old
  • Grace’s sister
  • Flapper
  • Italian name is Violetta
  • Fluent in 1920s slang 
  • Aspiring fashion designer
  • Has tart tongue
  • Witty One-liners
  • Goal is to open fashion boutique in Georgetown
  • Loathes Mr. Russell…

Again, I was SO LUCKY to find this photo of Violet. Was browsing through actresses from the 1920s, and there she was! I think it captures Violet perfectly, as she has a way of turning her bright eyes onto you & staring in a rather disconcerting fashion…

I am also very fond of Violet. She, like her mother Angelina, is not everyone’s cup of tea. Indeed one of my male beta readers was very disapproving of her, especially her slangy jazzy flapper speak…