Book Review: Barbara Payton – A Life in Pictures

A few years ago my friend Heather got me onto the beauty that was Barbara Payton. For those who don't know whom the blondeshell was, Payton was an up-and-coming actress in the late 40s and 50s who would pass away, destitute, in 1967. I have written an article about her before which you can find [...]

Barbara Payton

  Barbara Payton might not be as remembered as much as her contemporaries, mainly Marilyn Monroe, but she was, at one time, well on her way to becoming a gigantic box-office success. Payton laments about this in her ghostwritten book, "I Am Not Ashamed." One of the refreshing aspects of Payton is that she truly [...]