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Mary Miles Minter (1902-1984):William Desmond Taylor,who directed Mary in four consecutive films, had become very enamored of her.The details of their courtship remain unclear;in a sense it might have been professional – with Taylor wanting to make sure Mary was taken care of, since she was very much bread and butter for the company at the time – or more intimate than that.For all we know, it could have been nothing more than a schoolgirl crush for the little blonde beauty.And then it happened.
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1922:Desmond was found dead,shot,in his Hollywood home.Investigations abounded,with no definitive results.This was a huge scandal;one of the first to rock Hollywood.Names all over Hollywood were being slandered and thrown around amid vicious circles of gossip.Media frenzy was as of then unprecedented.It seems Mary was never really a suspect,but the fact that there was some kind of involvement between the two of them tarnished her image for good: the public started boycotting her films.

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tuli2010 says:
Beautiful page and wonderful history.
Jan 4, 2013
Seaside Crafter says:
Lovely photo and gorgeous layout..loved the information about her life x
Jan 1, 2013
robin55 says:
gorgeous page and lo:) lovely vintage page
Dec 27, 2012
wastar says:
Lovely page
Dec 23, 2012
Micheline 1 says:

Dec 23, 2012
scrapping lee says:
gorgeous scrapping and love the bit of history
Dec 23, 2012
Cheryl C says:
Stunning page beautiful image and embellishments, lovely
Dec 21, 2012
sugarpops says:
beautiful page xxxx
Dec 21, 2012
DitzBitz says:
beautiful, as always!
Dec 21, 2012
gingersnaps says:
Lovely page ... so beautiful!
Dec 21, 2012
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