Around 1945. Though you’d never guess it looking at this photo, Jinx’s luscious tresses get well depleted during her tour to entertain US forces in China, Burma and India during World War II. In her autobiography she reveals that by the time she returns to the US, she has a number of bald patches where her admirers have been overly zealous in cutting locks of her hair. A caption on the back of the photo reads:
SPARKLING – is the quality of beauty possessed by Columbia star Jinx Falkenburg. She is one of the most vivacious lovelies in Hollywood: always exuberant and bubbling over with enthusiasm.