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Friday, July 01, 2016

LGBT Snapshots: Golden Age Hollywood Couple, William Haines & Jimmie Shields

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Who were William Haines and Jimmie Shields? To answer that question we will have to go back to the Golden Age of Hollywood when William Haines was one of the most popular young movie stars of the 1920's. But he had a secret. One fascinating aspect of the Haines and Shields love story was the fact that they remained a couple even though Haines was forced to give up his Hollywood career to be with the love of his life. As Chad, the host of LGBT Snapshots, shares, Haines and Shields were once described as, "the happiest married couple in Hollywood" by none other than Oscar-winner, Joan Crawford.

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