Clara Bow, Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe discussed on You Must Remember This
In her last years. Clara was fascinated by Marilyn Monroe. When the younger actress died of an apparent suicide Clara commented that she could relate to Maryland struggles. She said sex bull is always a heavy load to carry, especially when one is very hurt, tired and below. There'd both Clara bow and Marilyn Monroe were sex. Symbols who suffered horrible abuse in their childhoods in both the camera was able to capture something unique and gorgeous in a hurt sick person. And in exchange, the hurt sick person was given fame and wealth. The kinds of spoils people dream of and assume will solve their problems. But as much as status and toys can be enjoyable to a points. They don't fix the original wound, which for both Clara and Marilyn came to overwhelm them. This is why it's so dangerous and destructive for a book like Hollywood, Babylon to incorrectly labeled Clara bow a gang banging party girl whose career went down in flames due to an uncontrollable sex life and an even more out of control voice. Not only were such things not true, but the real trauma and drama of Clara's life was both more damaging and narrative -ly fascinating. Then anything that could be made up. This concludes the first half of our season on Hollywood. Babylon. We'll be back in a few weeks with a mini season related to my upcoming books, and then we'll pick up with more Hollywood Babylon stories lead her in the fall. Join us in October, won't you. Thanks for listening must remember this. Today's episode was written narrated and produced by Korean along. That's me. Our editors are Sam digman and Jacobs. Our research and production assistant is Lindsay d Schoenholtz. Our social media assistant is Brendan Whelan. Original music was composed for this season by Evan viola, and our logo was designed by teddy blanks. Special. Thanks to our special guests, Matt Bomer who read from Hollywood Babylon and Natasha, Leone who played Claire abo-. For more information about this episode and other episodes, please go to our website. You must remember this podcast dot com. Very, you'll find show notes for every episode which include links to our sources. If you like the show, please tell anyone you can any way that you can. You can follow us on Twitter at remember this pod, and we're on Facebook and Instagram, too. And if you are a fan of this podcast, perhaps you'll also like my new book, it's called seduction. Sex lies and stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood. It comes out on November thirteenth, but you can pre-order it now at Amazon dot com or Harper Collins dot com. We'll be back next season with more tales from the secrets and forgotten histories of Hollywood's. First century join us then won't you good night. Said, she's got the whole. Early. Come in.