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Death of a Starlet
In August of 1980, Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten was found dead at just 20 years old. She was the girl next door with the shy smile and whispery voice who didn’t know her own beauty. To Hugh Hefner, she was his next Marilyn Monroe. To famed director Peter Bogdonovich, she was his muse. And to her husband, Paul Snider, she was his ticket to fame and fortune. All three ambitious men adored her. Only one of them murdered her. How did Dorothy’s Hollywood dreams lead to her death?From Wondery, and the team behind the hit series Hollywood & Crime (The Dating Game Killer, The...
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4.7 stars from 1,674 ratings
Really enjoyed this. Tragic and very sad, but also fascinating. Well presented, actor Josh Lucas was brilliant always loved his voice when I’ve seen him films. Especially enjoyed the interview with Marilyn Grabowski , she was so interesting wish the interview was longer. Well done .
Jacx6 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/13/21
great story telling!! really enjoyed it!!
dede19891234 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/13/21
Great job! I loved the interview with Mo!
!kelly via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/12/21
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Tracy speaks with Playboy’s veteran photo editor and close friend to Dorothy Stratten, Marilyn “Mo” Grabowski. Mo opens up about her 40 year career at Playboy, her friendships with Dorothy and Hugh Hefner, meeting the man who killed Dorothy, and why she thinks Dorothy’s story continues to...
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