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105: Dorothy Stratten (Dead Blondes Part 13)

105: Dorothy Stratten (Dead Blondes Part 13)

Update: 2017-04-252
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Our Dead Blondes season concludes with the story of Dorothy Stratten. Coaxed into nude modeling by Paul Snider, her sleazy boyfriend-turned-husband, 18 year-old Stratten was seized on by Playboy as the heir apparent to Marilyn Monroe. She ascended to the top of the Playboy firmament quickly, and just after Hugh Hefner decided to make her Playmate of the Year, she met filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, who fell in love with her and rewrote his upcoming film, They All Laughed, to give Dorothy a star-making role. After filming They All Laughed Dorothy planned to leave Snider and Playboy for life with Bogdanovich - but her husband had other ideas. 

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105: Dorothy Stratten (Dead Blondes Part 13)

105: Dorothy Stratten (Dead Blondes Part 13)

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