Miss Turner was a young lady who enjoyed her sexuality – let’s just say she wasn’t a particularly good judge of character. More on that later in the day. Now we have pictures of Hollywood High and various spots you could pick up… a soda.
Turner’s discovery at a Hollywood drug store is a show-business legend. As a sixteen-year-old student at Hollywood High School, Turner skipped a typing class and bought a Coke at the Top Hat Cafe located on the southeast corner of Sunset Boulevard and McCadden Place (not Schwab’s Pharmacy, as is commonly believed), where she was spotted by William R. Wilkerson, publisher of The Hollywood Reporter. Wilkerson was attracted by her beauty and physique, and referred her to the actor/comedian/talent agent Zeppo Marx. Marx’s agency immediately signed her on and introduced her to film director Mervyn LeRoy, who cast her in her first film, They Won’t Forget (1937).
I love the photo of the late 1930s Cord automobile. What a classy looking car.
A Cord… Fancy like a Nash?
Even fancier … some called the company’s 1936 models the most beautiful car ever produced in the US.
I think I’d better get back to the Peterson Car Museum and see!
“They Won’t Forget” The walk…the sweater and they didn’t forget.
It’s amazing how far a good rack can/could get you in Hollywood…
yeah! Just imagine if I had a pair what I could have done!!
Interesting post, very informative.
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