Lana Turner: Hearts and Diamonds Take All (Blood Moon’s Babylon Series)

By | June 16, 2017
Lana Turner: Hearts and Diamonds Take All (Blood Moon's Babylon Series) Author Darwin Porter
ISBN-10 1936003538
ISBN-13 9781936003532
Year 2017-04-24
Pages 624
Language English
Publisher Blood Moon Productions
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After Betty Grable but before there was Marilyn America s penchant for popcorn blondes focused on LANA the ultimate movie star She had it all Looks to die for money to burn the romantic adulation of the world and lovers who included the world s most desirable men In her 1937 film They Won t Forget a 16 year old Lana without wearing a brassire walked down the street with her boobs bouncing Censors protested but when it was shown America cheered and nicknamed her The Sweater Girl From there Lana competed with Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth as the pre eminent pinup girl so many men so little time of World War II Horny GIs referred to her as the Girl We d Like to Find in Every Port From the start her private life was marked with scandal She aborted Mickey Rooney s baby seduced a young John F Kennedy and fell for Frank Sinatra who later caught her in bed with another love goddess Ava Gardner In the early 1940s after a nationwide campaign promoting the sale of War Bonds Carole Lombard frantically boarded a small plane headed back to Hollywood suffering a fiery death when it crashed within 13 minutes of takeoff The risk she took during that thunderstorm was motivated it was said by her obsession with rescuing her husband Clark Gable from the amorous clutches of Lana Turner Tyrone Powertall dark photogenic and famouseventually evolved into the greatest love of her life until the Aviator Howard Hughes arguably the most psychotic billionaire in the history of Hollywood flew in to seduce both of them Lana aka The Ziegfeld Girl didn t hear The Postman Always Rings Twice because she was in bed with John Garfield Later in search of love she spent a Weekend at the Waldorf before moving to Green Dolphin Street and later to the notorious Peyton Place she found it during an experiment with an Imitation of Life Gable took her to a Honky Tonk and vowed Somewhere I ll Find You before their Homecoming reunion With Ray Milland she found A Life of Her Own before dancing to The Merry Widow waltz with sexy Fernando Lamas Many notoriously hot menmany of them her filmmaking co starslay in her future Richard Burton Sean Connery and Errol in like Flynn Samson Victor Mature was said to be Lana s Biggest Thrill Lana rescued Peter Lawford from Elizabeth Taylor Ricky Ricardo from Lucy and when not singing amore with Dean Martin Kirk Douglas learned that she was Bad and Beautiful both on and off the screen The bombshell once said I wanted one husband and seven babies but I got the reverseseven husbands and an only child She married Tarzan Lex Barker after his designation as The Sexiest Man in the World but the union ended when she caught him seducing her teenaged daughter Opinions about Lana were as varied as her changing looks She was amoral said MGM s CEO Louis B Mayer Robert Taylor commented She was the type of woman a guy would risk five years in jail for rape Gloria Swanson sniffed She wasn t even an actressonly a trollop And Ronald Reagan a man who later became U S president asked In what cathouse did she learn those tricks And then there was that embarrassing murder Did Lana fatally stab her gangster lover Johnny Stompanato known for his links to the Mob Or was the heinous act committed by her daughter a traumatized teenager who after time in reform school officially outed herself as a lesbian How did these whirlwinds of scandal affect the gal who had it all According to Lana I d like to think that in some small way I ve helped to preserve the glamour and beauty and mystery of the movie industry Never before has there been until now a definitive uncensored and comprehensive biography of the Ultimate Movie Star LANA TURNER Until now

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