Helen Twelvetrees

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Millie, a Pre-Code melodrama starring the largely forgotten actress Helen Twelvetrees, airs on TCM Jan. 9 at 6 a.m. Pacific/9 a.m. Eastern. Although many actresses of the classic era endured their shares of trials and tribulations, the saddest aspect of Twelvetrees’ story is that we never had a chance to see if she was capable of fulfilling her potential. For more about Twelvetrees, read this excellent post.