Dorothy Stratten For President

"π™Έπš πš™πšŽπš˜πš™πš•πšŽ πš‹πš›πš’πš—πš 𝚜𝚘 πš–πšžπšŒπš‘ πšŒπš˜πšžπš›πšŠπšπšŽ 𝚝𝚘 πšπš‘πš’πšœ πš πš˜πš›πš•πš πšπš‘πšŽ πš πš˜πš›πš•πš πš‘πšŠπšœ 𝚝𝚘 πš”πš’πš•πš• πšπš‘πšŽπš– 𝚝𝚘 πš‹πš›πšŽπšŠπš” πšπš‘πšŽπš–, 𝚜𝚘 𝚘𝚏 πšŒπš˜πšžπš›πšœπšŽ πš’πš πš”πš’πš•πš•πšœ πšπš‘πšŽπš–. ... π™Έπš πš”πš’πš•πš•πšœ πšπš‘πšŽ πšŸπšŽπš›πš’ 𝚐𝚘𝚘𝚍 πšŠπš—πš πšπš‘πšŽ πšŸπšŽπš›πš’ πšπšŽπš—πšπš•πšŽ πšŠπš—πš πšπš‘πšŽ πšŸπšŽπš›πš’ πš‹πš›πšŠπšŸπšŽ πš’πš–πš™πšŠπš›πšπš’πšŠπš•πš•πš’. π™Έπš 𝚒𝚘𝚞 πšŠπš›πšŽ πš—πš˜πš—πšŽ 𝚘𝚏 πšπš‘πšŽπšœπšŽ 𝚒𝚘𝚞 πšŒπšŠπš— πš‹πšŽ πšœπšžπš›πšŽ πšπš‘πšŠπš πš’πš πš πš’πš•πš• πš”πš’πš•πš• 𝚒𝚘𝚞 𝚝𝚘𝚘 πš‹πšžπš πšπš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ πš πš’πš•πš• πš‹πšŽ πš—πš˜ πšœπš™πšŽπšŒπš’πšŠπš• πš‘πšžπš›πš›πš’. ... πš†πšŽ πš•πš˜πšŸπšŽ 𝚒𝚘𝚞, 𝙳.𝚁." 

Dorothy Dandridge on the Cover of a Magazine (More)

I always find it so hard to say goodbye when I finish an issue of Dead in Hollywood. I can’t think of a better time to put the finishing touches on Dorothy Dandridge’s story then on the eve of the Academy Awards. I plan on doing a slideshow on Dandridge’s life in the near future. Stay tuned and turned on.

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge...

π™°πšœπš’πšπšŽ πšπš›πš˜πš– πš‹πšŽπš’πš—πš πšπš‘πšŽ πšπš’πš›πšœπš π™°πšπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš—-π™°πš–πšŽπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš— πšŠπšŒπšπš˜πš› 𝚝𝚘 πš‹πšŽ πš—πš˜πš–πš’πš—πšŠπšπšŽπš πšπš˜πš› πšŠπš— π™°πšŒπšŠπšπšŽπš–πš’ π™°πš πšŠπš›πš πš’πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πš•πšŽπšŠπš πšŠπšŒπšπš˜πš› πšŒπšŠπšπšŽπšπš˜πš›πš’, π™³πš˜πš›πš˜πšπš‘πš’ π™³πšŠπš—πšπš›πš’πšπšπšŽ πš’πšœ πšπš‘πšŽ πšπš’πš›πšœπš π™°πšπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš—-π™°πš–πšŽπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš— πšŠπšŒπšπš˜πš› 𝚝𝚘 πš πšŠπš•πš” πšπš‘πšŽ πš›πšŽπš πšŒπšŠπš›πš™πšŽπš πš•πš’πš”πšŽ 𝚊 πš–πš˜πšŸπš’πšŽ πšœπšπšŠπš› πšŠπš—πš πš™πš›πšŽπšœπšŽπš—πš πšŠπš— πšŠπš πšŠπš›πš πš˜πš— 𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚐𝚎. (Instagram: DEADINHOLLYWOODZINE)

Dorothy Dandridge and the 27th Academy Awards

π™³πš˜πš›πš˜πšπš‘πš’ π™³πšŠπš—πšπš›πš’πšπšπšŽ πšŠπš›πš›πš’πšŸπšŽπšœ πšπš˜πš› πšπš‘πšŽ πŸΈπŸ½πšπš‘ π™°πšŒπšŠπšπšŽπš–πš’ π™°πš πšŠπš›πšπšœ πš˜πš— π™ΌπšŠπš›πšŒπš‘ 𝟹𝟢, 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟻. πš‚πš‘πšŽ πš’πšœ πšπš‘πšŽ πšπš’πš›πšœπš π™°πšπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš—-π™°πš–πšŽπš›πš’πšŒπšŠπš— 𝚝𝚘 πš‹πšŽ πš—πš˜πš–πš’πš—πšŠπšπšŽπš πšπš˜πš› 𝚊 πš•πšŽπšŠπšπš’πš—πš πš›πš˜πš•πšŽ. πš‚πš‘πšŽ πšœπš‘πšŠπš›πšŽπšœ πš‘πšŽπš› π™ΎπšœπšŒπšŠπš› πš—πš˜πš–πš’πš—πšŠπšπš’πš˜πš— πš πš’πšπš‘ π™Άπš›πšŠπšŒπšŽ π™ΊπšŽπš•πš•πš’, π™°πšžπšπš›πšŽπš’ π™·πšŽπš™πš‹πšžπš›πš—, π™Ήπšžπšπš’ π™ΆπšŠπš›πš•πšŠπš—πš, πšŠπš—πš π™ΉπšŠπš—πšŽ πš†πš’πš–πšŠπš—. π™ΊπšŽπš•πš•πš’ πš πš’πš—πšœ πšπš˜πš› "πšƒπš‘πšŽ π™²πš˜πšžπš—πšπš›πš’ π™Άπš’πš›πš•," πš‹πšžπš π™³πš˜πš›πš˜πšπš‘πš’ π™³πšŠπš—πšπš›πš’πšπšπšŽ πš’πšœ πšŠπš— πš˜πšŸπšŽπš›πš—πš’πšπš‘πš πšœπšŽπš—πšœπšŠπšπš’πš˜πš—.

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Dorothy Dandridge on the Cover of a Magazine

As Dandridge's career rises, she appears on numerous magazine covers. As popular as she was becoming, overtly racist comments and actions follow her the rest of her career. She tells People Today in 1953 that, β€œTo be a siren of song, one needs more than talent, looks, and voice. One needs understanding of people. At first, I was afraid they wouldn’t like me. Then I realized the first step in that direction was to like them and to assume they would like me.” The magazine refers to her as a β€œbronze bombshell” and featured her on the back cover. Soon she'll be making history as the first African-American woman to grace the cover of Life Magazine.

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Accepting Submissions!!!

Calling all Sal Mineo fans! What does Sal mean to you? Dead in Hollywood will be accepting submissions for the upcoming zine "Sal Mineo: The First Gay Teenager." The issue will focus on Sal's performance as one of the first gay teenagers in a major motion picture (Rebel Without a Cause) as well as Sal's groundbreaking 1972 interview where he comes out as bisexual. DM me for more details and feel free to forward this to any fellow Sal fans. Feel free to e-mail Dead in Hollywood at thehellfirepress@gmail.com for more info!

Coming Soon: Marilyn of Avalon

π™Έπš— 𝟷𝟿𝟺𝟸, 𝟷𝟼-πš’πšŽπšŠπš›-πš˜πš•πš π™½πš˜πš›πš–πšŠ π™ΉπšŽπšŠπš—πšŽ π™±πšŠπš”πšŽπš› πš–πšŠπš›πš›πš’πšŽπšœ πš‘πšŽπš› 𝟸𝟷-πš’πšŽπšŠπš›-πš˜πš•πš πš—πšŽπš’πšπš‘πš‹πš˜πš›, π™ΉπšŠπš–πšŽπšœ π™³πš˜πšžπšπš‘πšŽπš›πšπš’ - 𝚊 πš–πšŽπš›πšŒπš‘πšŠπš—πš πš–πšŠπš›πš’πš—πšŽ πšœπš˜πš˜πš— 𝚝𝚘 πš‹πšŽ πšœπšπšŠπšπš’πš˜πš—πšŽπš πš˜πš— π™²πšŠπšπšŠπš•πš’πš—πšŠ π™Έπšœπš•πšŠπš—πš. π™³πš˜πšžπšπš‘πšŽπš›πšπš’ πš–πš˜πšŸπšŽπšœ πš‘πš’πšœ πš’πš˜πšžπš—πš πš‹πš›πš’πšπšŽ 𝚝𝚘 πšŠπš— πšŠπš™πšŠπš›πšπš–πšŽπš—πš πš˜πšŸπšŽπš›πš•πš˜πš˜πš”πš’πš—πš π™°πšŸπšŠπš•πš˜πš— π™·πšŠπš›πš‹πš˜πš›. πšƒπš‘πšŽ πšπšžπšπšžπš›πšŽ π™Όπš’πšœπšœ π™ΌπšŠπš›πš’πš•πš’πš— π™Όπš˜πš—πš›πš˜πšŽ πšœπš™πšŽπš—πšπšœ πšπš‘πšŽ πš—πšŽπš‘πš πš’πšŽπšŠπš›-πšŠπš—πš-𝚊-πš‘πšŠπš•πš πš•πš’πšŸπš’πš—πš 𝚊𝚜 𝚊 πš‘πš˜πšžπšœπšŽπš πš’πšπšŽ, 𝟸𝟼 πš–πš’πš•πšŽπšœ 𝚘𝚏𝚏 πšπš‘πšŽ 𝚌𝚘𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚏 π™²πšŠπš•πš’πšπš˜πš›πš—πš’πšŠ. (Instagram: deadinhollywoodzine)

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To Yesterday, Natalie Wood

"π™°πš—πš πš—πš˜πš '𝚜 πš‘πšŽ'𝚜 πšπš‘πš›πš˜πšžπšπš‘ πš πš’πšπš‘ 𝚒𝚘𝚞, πšŠπš—πš πšπš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ'𝚜 πš—πš˜πšπš‘πš’πš—' πš•πšŽπšπš πšπš˜πš› 𝚒𝚘𝚞 𝚝𝚘 𝚍𝚘 πš‹πšžπš πšπšžπš›πš— 𝚊𝚠𝚊𝚒 𝚝𝚘 πš’πšŽπšœπšπšŽπš›πšπšŠπš’."

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