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Actress Tallulah Bankhead Visits Fort Monmouth

Actress Tallulah Bankhead visited Fort Monmouth in 1944, and you can bet the Monmouth Message newspaper’s predecessor, the Signal Corps Message, covered it!

When asked why she decided to visit Fort Monmouth, the star of films such as Alfred Hitchcock’s Lifeboat replied, “Oh! they called me up and asked if I would like to go to Monmouth and do a show. I said I’d simply love to go to Monmouth and do a show. Here I am.”

Click on the newspaper to read the full article- and learn how one lucky Soldier stole a kiss!

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