Her Hollywood star soared brightly for twelve years, leaving behind 21 feature films, several short films, lots of recordings, loads of memorabilia and many fans with unforgettable memories. For all the fame, Deanna was never happy with Hollywood, the studio system, and the star fixation of the fans. In 1948, after the release of For the Love of Mary, she packed up and moved to France. There she met and married Director Charles David (who actually directed her film, Lady on a Train). They settled down in a farmhouse and raised her daughter, Jessica, and their son, Peter, who was born in 1951.
Today she celebrates her 90th birthday, and is still remembered by many fans across the world. You can still experience her beautiful voice on home video and cds. Who can forget the first time she came onto the silver screen? Her voice soaring over a lake surrounded in pine trees. "My heart is singing . . ."