Whitney.

Watched the “Whitney” documentary this past week. Two weeks ago I was staying at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills down the hall from the room where Houston died. In one of the more painful sequences of the documentary, Houston is shown struggling through a dissonant rendition of her signature hit "I Will Always Love You" during what was intended to be a comeback tour, prompting fans to demand refunds at some performances.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

Sky Bar

This edit is of a photo of Dorothy Dandridge taken at the popular Cleveland nightclub, Lindsay's Sky Bar, by photographer Frank Kuchirchuk. The photo is part of the Frank Kuchirchuk Collection of Jazz Photography at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Cleveland, Ohio. Kuchirchuk donated his entire collection of jazz images of nearly 200 photographs, most of which are negatives that have never been seen by the public, and feature such artists as Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Art Tatum, Stan Getz, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, and Anita O'Day performing at the height of their careers. (Oberlin.edu)

Dead in Hollywood: Dorothy Dandridge (Issue #9) zine coming soon.

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Pages: Dorothy Dandridge

𝙿𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚜 𝟺 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝟻 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚞𝚙𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚒𝚜𝚜𝚞𝚎 𝚘𝚏 𝙳𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍: 𝙳𝚘𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚢 𝙳𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚍𝚐𝚎. 𝙸 𝚋𝚎𝚕𝚒𝚎𝚟𝚎 𝚒𝚝 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝙻𝚎𝚗𝚊 𝙷𝚘𝚛𝚗𝚎 𝚠𝚑𝚘 𝚍𝚞𝚋𝚋𝚎𝚍 𝙳𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚍𝚐𝚎 𝚊 "𝚋𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚔 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚕𝚢𝚗 𝙼𝚘𝚗𝚛𝚘𝚎." 𝙳𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚍𝚐𝚎 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝 𝚋𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚔 𝚠𝚘𝚖𝚊𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝚋𝚎 𝚗𝚘𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚊 𝙱𝚎𝚜𝚝 𝙰𝚌𝚝𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚜 𝙰𝚌𝚊𝚍𝚎𝚖𝚢 𝙰𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚍. (IG: deadinhollywoodzine)

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Ken Schessler's This is Hollywood

Ken Schessler’s 𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚒𝚜 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍 𝚒𝚜 𝚊𝚕𝚜𝚘 𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎 𝙸 𝚕𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚗𝚎𝚍 𝚊𝚋𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝙳𝚘𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚢 𝙳𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚍𝚐𝚎 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝 𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎. 𝙸 𝚋𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎 "𝚞𝚗𝚞𝚜𝚞𝚊𝚕 𝚐𝚞𝚒𝚍𝚎" 𝚒𝚗 𝙱𝚊𝚋𝚢 𝙹𝚊𝚗𝚎'𝚜 𝚐𝚒𝚏𝚝 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚙 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚗𝚘𝚠-𝚜𝚑𝚞𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝙵𝚛𝚎𝚗𝚌𝚑 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚔𝚎𝚝 𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚞𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚝.