ElvisWorld: RIP Lizabeth Scott

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Lizabeth Scott, the blonde, husky-voiced actress who was a staple of film noir films such as “The Strange Love of Martha Ivers,” “Dead Reckoning,” “I Walk Alone,”…

Lizabeth Scott was the New Lauren Bacall – she film noired and one of her final roles was the Sleazy PR agent in Loving You.

Around this time, the rumours of her being a lesbian were printed and she was not successful in suing – and her career was ruined.

that she actually was a lesbian wouldn’t have helped her win

She and Wendell Corey, the married, divorced, remarried professional couple in Loving You – were in an earlier movie. Wendell was the hero with an older curmudgeon man and Lizabeth was the interloping woman in the western archetype.


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