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Is Scotty Bowers Telling the Truth About Hepburn and Tracy? - Pallasart Web Design News | Austin TX

Is Scotty Bowers, the famous Hollywood pimp telling the truth about Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn? Here's a confirming story...<p>In 2012 Scotty …

Macy's

‘Nobody’s Stooge: Ted Healy’: Living gumshoe Bill Cassara investigates the life and mysterious death of the founder of The Three Stooges

Living in far flung Australia as I do, I’m extremely grateful when authors send me a copy of their book. The whole experience is a special treat. …

Rowing

Could Natalie Wood’s Mysterious Death Finally Be Solved?

Investigators say that Robert Wagner, who was married to Wood at the time, keeps changing his story, and is now a person of interest in the case.<p><b>Robert Wagner</b> is now a person of interest in the case of Natalie Wood’s 1981 death. The actor, who was married to Wood at the time, was, investigators …

Richard Pryor's widow confirms that he slept with Marlon Brando

In an interview with TMZ published on Wednesday afternoon, Richard Pryor's widow confirmed that he slept with actor Marlon Brando.<p>The unexpected tryst first came to light in an off-the-rails interview that music producer Quincy Jones did with Vulture, which was published on Wednesday morning. In …

Marlon Brando

Harassment in Hollywood's Golden Age: A Survivor's Firsthand Story (Guest Column)

Actress, singer and dancer Janis Paige writes about one terrifying night many years ago: "Even at 95, I remember everything."<p>Being the victim of …

The 1943 Stabbing Death of Actor David "The Masked Marvel" Bacon (New "Trail Went Cold" Episode) : UnresolvedMysteries

In 1943, David Bacon was a 29-year old aspiring actor from Massachusetts who had recently started finding roles in Hollywood and just finished …

Biggest Bombshells From New Ava Gardner Biography: Her Tumultuous Marriage to Frank Sinatra & More

Ava Gardner was legendary for her beauty, her classic Hollywood films — and her tumultuous love life, especially with Frank Sinatra.<p><i>Ava, a Life in</i> …

Did Jayne Mansfield Fake her Own Shipwreck?

<i>O</i>ne of Hollywood’s favourite sex symbols of the 20th century, Jayne Mansfield was as notorious for her publicity stunts as she was for her …

Paris

We’ll never really know if Clark Gable actually date-raped Loretta Young

Was the most famous “love child” of Hollywood’s Golden Era actually conceived when actress Loretta Young was “date-raped’’ by the legendary Clark …

Washington State

Judy Garland Allegedly Groped by Munchkins on ‘Wizard of Oz,’ According to Late Ex-Husband’s Memoir

Judy Garland’s late ex-husband Sid Luft claimed in his unfinished memoir that she was repeatedly molested as a teen by Munchkins on the set of her …

20 Little-Known Facts About Sharon Tate, the Tragic Manson Family Victim

Today, Sharon Tate is mostly known for her manner of death. The young woman was brutally murdered, while eight months pregnant, by acolytes of the …

THE HAPPIEST MARRIAGE IN HOLLYWOOD: The Story of William Haines and Jimmy Shields

William Haines and Jimmy Shields with Jean Harlow, William Powell, and friends.<p>In 1933, a young and successful actor lost his job in Hollywood. His …

The Last Living Silent Star: Child Actress Baby Peggy Made the Equivalent of $14M a Movie and Lost It All

Ninety years ago, Hollywood's "Million Dollar Baby" was a beloved star earning seven figures. But her career was over at age 6, and her family then …

Great Depression

Studio Founder Sam Warner 1927 Home of Peace Cemetery

<b></b><b><br>Samuel Louis "Sam" Warner (August 10, 1887 – October 5, 1927) was a Polish-born American film producer who was the co-founder and chief executive</b> …

"Fantasy Island" Actor Herve Villechaize Commits Suicide in North Hollywood 1993

<b></b><b><br>Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize (April 23, 1943 – September 4, 1993) was a French actor of English and Filipino descent who achieved worldwide</b> …

Anna Kashfi dies at 80; wife in brief, stormy marriage to Marlon Brando

Anna Kashfi, an actress who played exotic beauties on screen and who went through a brief, turbulent marriage to Marlon Brando, has died at a care center in Woodland, Wash. She was 80.<p>Kashfi was Brando's first wife and the mother of their son Christian.<p>Her Aug. 16 death was confirmed by Cowlitz …

Marlon Brando

The ultimate sex symbol for men. But did Marilyn Monroe only love women? Fifty years after her death, an author who met the star questions her sexual identity

As headlines flashed around the world on an August morning 50 years ago announcing the death of the ultimate love goddess, newspapers filled their …

Los Angeles

10 Vintage Beauty Secrets From Old Hollywood's Most Glamorous Stars

With their glowing skin, simple elegance and striking makeup, there's a reason why people are still obsessed with the style and glamour of Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and other classic Hollywood beauties.<p>We decided to take a look back and see what simple tricks and tips were …

1924 Hollywood Scandal Involved Denver "Clubman" Courtland Dines

Courtland Dines. International Newsreel File Photo<p>On New Year’s Day 1924, Denver “clubman” Courtland Dines was shot and seriously injured in a Los …

Tragic Star: Beautiful Olive Borden

<b>2015 is the year of the Tragic Star at A Person in the Dark. January's Tragic Star is Olive Borden.</b><p>Beautiful Olive Borden had it all, but she ended …

Top 10 Hollywood Scandals: #1 Gone With The Wind

Tinseltown’s history books are filled with juicy gossip. Here is the first of our Top 10 Hollywood Scandals series, compiled by film and musical …

Sophia Loren's autobiography reveals Cary Grant's letters begging her to become his lover

Sophia Loren's memoirs will reveal in excruciating detail how Hollywood idol Cary Grant twice tried to convince her to become his lover.<p>For the …

Filmmaking

Actress Pier Angeli's Accidental Overdose 1971

<b>Pier Angeli (19 June 1932 – 10 September 1971)[1] was an Italian-born television and film actress. Her American cinematographic debut was in the</b> …

Elizabeth Taylor: James Dean was molested by his minister

(CBS) - Elizabeth Taylor shared a shocking secret about fellow screen legend James Dean during an interview 14 years ago, but requested that it not …

Marilyn Monroe GIF

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Marilyn and Tony Curtis

'Some Like It Hot', 1959<p>Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis are indelibly linked in the public consciousness for two main reasons: firstly, they …

Jeanne Carmen

<b>Jeanne Carmen</b> claimed she was a very good friend of Marilyn’s.They met in 1948 when they both lived in the same apartment complex. At a bar, Carmen …

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Ecstasy of Hedy Lamarr

<i>by Anne Helen Petersen</i><p>The first time audiences saw Hedy Lamarr, she was running naked through a field. The second time they saw her, she was in the …