43 minutes | Jul 8, 2021

Hollywoodland finale: Lana Turner: The Preeminent Pinup Girl, the King of Los Angeles, and the Death of Johnny Stompanato

We interrupt your regularly-scheduled Disgraceland episodes to bring you the finale of Badlands Season One: Hollywoodland, Jake's new podcast bringing you shocking tales of true crime in show business. (And also some breaking news about Badlands Season Two!) If you like what you hear, binge the whole season for free at Amazon.com/Badlands or wherever you get your podcasts. As captivating as actress Lana Turner was on screen, her personal life off screen was more dramatic than any movie could hope to be. Her father, turning up dead over a poker pot. Her co-star, Sean Connery, throwing down with pre-Bond panache when her boyfriend threatened to beat her up. And that same boyfriend, Johnny Stompanato, winding up dead in her Hollywood home after another of their infamous arguments.This episode contains themes that may be disturbing to some listeners, including domestic violence and child sexual assault.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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