Paulette Goddard emerged as a favorite for Scarlett, right up until Selznick saw and heard Leigh.
“Nothing ever happens to the officers,” said Paulette Simpson with the Compton NAACP.
I grabbed the reins from Paulette, and I thought of skunks, and a sulphide factory,—and dead skunks and rotten sulphide at that.
"A girl called Paulette Brown doesn't have any people," scornfully.
At five o'clock we are to set out, and put it up in Paulette's grandmother's room.
I could only stammer as I stared at Paulette, "You—you're not coming!"
With Paulette leading, and me on Macartney's heels, we filed into the living room.
"Not they," Paulette retorted, and suddenly knocked me silly with surprise.
And her face turned me sicker as she flung around on me, with her fingers all ashes,—and Paulette's letter in her hand!
Paulette Brown stood in the doorway, motionless, as if she had been there some time.