“…for rather than leaving her past behind, Hayworth always remained, or retained, Margarita Cansino, from the beginning of her ascent to stardom and especially throughout the glory days of her career in the 1940s.” Adrienne McLean Scrolling through Twitter, this beauty came to my attention: Of course, tweets like this always gain traction as people […]
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One of the most tiresome stories floating around says something akin to Marilyn Monroe became the first woman with her own production company when she formed Marilyn Monroe Products in 1955. Truly a laughable rumor, a plethora of women formed their own companies or partnerships (MMP was technically a partnership with Milton Greene) well before […]
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2021 saw the release of two Jayne biographies, Jayne by Ashley Fulton and Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn’t Help It by Eve Golden, with both offering their unique perspectives on the Mansfield conundrum. Fulton’s self-published book costs significantly more, but as someone who ventures into the self-publishing world on occasion, I know about her limited […]
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First off, huge thank you to Moriah Ferguson for looking up this with me. You can follow her on Twitter at @_daisykenyon. For those who don’t follow Moriah, she’s basically a Lana Turner encyclopedia. I couldn’t have done this piece without her help. The story of Lana Turner’s discovery is one of the most commonly […]
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We’ve done it! I read the worst book I’ve seen in ages in a day! This last post is actually my personal thoughts on the book, so if that’s not your thing, I totally understand. For the debunking, use these links: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Mike Rothmiller was a detective for […]
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