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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: Mexican Mural. Opened at the Chanin Auditorium on April 27th. Written by Ramon Naya. Directed by Robert Lewis. Starred Montgomery Clift, Libby Holman (as "Peasant Woman"), Kevin McCarthy, Wallace House, Priscilla Newton, Perry Wilson. See more »

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Consistently maintained she was 2 years younger than she actually was. See more »


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