• Short Summary

    Actress Betty Grable, the favourite pin up girl of troops during World War Two, died in a santa Monica, California hospital on Tuesday (3 July) at the age of 56.

  • Description

    Actress Betty Grable, the favourite pin up girl of troops during World War Two, died in a santa Monica, California hospital on Tuesday (3 July) at the age of 56. She was the star of a long succession of musical films from the mid-1930s to the early 1950s, She came to fame in a 1939 movie "Million Dollar Legs" that gave the name to her best assets, shown off in a famed photo that was distributed to three million troops during the war.

    The film is of her marriage -- one of five -- to actor Jackie Coogan in Hollywood in 1937.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABTQMCNPWJDLWHSC7OGFH6K5X1
    Media URN:
    VLVABTQMCNPWJDLWHSC7OGFH6K5X1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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