Shot in the back in , rumors circulated that the suspects might include Mack Sennett, Rudolph Valentino, and Mabel Normand among other Hollywood notables. Most prints of the film excised the sequence. You know how those things are! Mitzi Fay Wray , a poor musician's daughter Prince Nicki von Wildeliebe-Rauffenburg director Erich von Stroheim , a young dissolute aristocrat The two first met in an extended sequence before a horse procession. But his '60s output, which included "Navajo Joe," " Rifles" and "Sam Whiskey," did little to further his feature film aspirations. Eventually pulling her life back together, Normand became the last person to see director William Desmond Taylor alive see below , after Taylor was shot and killed only moments after Normand left his Hollywood home.
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Dietrich later confided in friend and writer Sam Taylor that Garbo was an unintelligent "Scandinavian child" who wore dirty underwear. In , after her relationship with Sennett dissolved, Normand descended into alcoholism and narcotics abuse. A history of the Academy Awards statuette. It told about a lost and delicate young woman named Letty Lillian Gish, in her final silent movie who moved to wind-swept frontier life in Texas where she became isolated in a desert cabin struck by sandstorms. The scene has often been misinterpreted as a rape scene, although it wasn't. No man knew what she really was.
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Errol Flynn Errol Flynn set the gold standard for celebrity debauchery. The difference between a lead and an extra can be seen in this image. WTF are you people looking at??? Burt Reynolds , one of Hollywood 's most popular leading men during the '70s and early '80s via such films as "Deliverance," "Smokey and the Bandit, "The Longest Yard" and "Semi-Tough," has died. That same year he was again on the gridiron in the hit comedy "Semi-Tough.