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Libby Holman (1904–1971)

Libby Holman's life was one of early poverty, extraordinary talent, scandal, fabulous wealth and tragedy. She's the stuff books and movies are ripe for. Born into a once-prosperous Jewish family in Ohio, her family's stock brokerage business collapsed in 1904 when her uncle disappeared after embezzling nearly $1 million, leaving her innocent ... See full bio »

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 1947 Dreams That Money Can Buy (performer: "The Girl with the Pre-Fabricated Heart")
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 1931 Tarnished Lady (singing coach: Miss Bankhead - uncredited)
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Stage Play: Revenge with Music. Musical comedy. Material and lyrics by Howard Dietz. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Based on a variation on the old Spanish folk tale "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" by Pedro A. de Alarcon. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Direction by Victor Baravalle. Dance ensembles by Mikhail Mordkin. ... See more »

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Married three times. At 27 she married 20-year-old millionaire and tobacco heir Zachary Smith Reynolds in 1931. His death received the same degree of publicity as the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping (or 60+ years later, the O.J. Simpson case). Although she and family friend Ab Walker were indicted for his murder in his death, the Reynolds family persuaded authorities to drop the charges. Her ... See more »

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Gemini

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