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A Look Back in Time: Future Academy Award Nominee Lana Turner Visits Twin Cities to Advocate Buying Bonds for War Effort

Preparations were completed on Thursday, June 11, 1942, for the arrival of famed actress Lana Turner in Chehalis and Centralia. Turner, who would go on to receive an Academy Award nomination for best actress in a leading role in 1958 and later receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, was scheduled to arrive near Chehalis around 11:45 a.m. the next day as part of a bond selling tour through the Pacific Northwest to raise funds for the war effort.
CHEHALIS, WA
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The Truth About Lana Turner's Marriages

Actress Lana Turner sizzled on screen, becoming one of the most popular, sultry film sirens of the 1940s and 1950s, per Closer Weekly. Discovered as a teenager, she soon found herself a rising Hollywood talent. The beautiful blonde earned the nickname "Sweater Girl" for the close-fitting top she wore in her first film, "They Won't Forget" (1937), and she soon had legions of admirers. Turner later described her movie debut as "I was just a 15-year-old kid with a bosom and a backside strolling across the screen" (via The Washington Post).
CALIFORNIA STATE

The Truth About Lana Turner And Sean Connery's Relationship

Scottish actor Sean Connery started his acting career in the 1950s when he was discovered after participating in a Mr. Universe contest. In the years following, he was cast in a number of TV shows and movies, and it was in 1957 when he was chosen by actress Lana Turner, who was 10 years his senior, as her leading lady in the British movie titled "Another Time, Another Place" (per the Daily Mail). Turner was a pin-up model and actress, and at that time, she was in a relationship with a known mob enforcer named Johnny Stompanato, who was affiliated with mob boss Mickey Cohen.
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H’wood history: deal for one-time home of Lana Turner

A Beverly Hills mansion built on the site of a former home of actress Lana Turner and big bandleader Artie Shaw has found a buyer. The 21,046-square-foot property at 1426 Summitridge Drive had an asking price of $46.5 million before going into contract, according to Zillow. It was first listed in September of last year.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA