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Wed. Jul 17th, 2024
Golden Age actress Loretta Young had several marriages, but her liaison with Clark Gable, consensual or not, gave her an "adopted daughter."

Loretta Young by Studio Publicity, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

S20E14: Hollywood Legend Loretta Young


Loretta Young’s decades-long career, starting in 1917, was lauded in Hollywood. She’s the winner of an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as the recipient of two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was married three times, but it’s the affair with – or sexual assault by – Clark Gable, and the resulting child that became her “adopted daughter” that really tells the tale of the moral force that was Loretta Young.

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