A four-part TV series exploring the lives and tragic deaths of four Welsh personalities who sought fame and fortune in Hollywood. Starlet Peg Entwistle gained notoriety in 1932 by becoming ... See full summary »

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Tony Earnshaw Tony Earnshaw ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2007
Philip Kemp Philip Kemp ...  Himself - Sight and Sound Magazine / ... 4 episodes, 2007
Kevin Brownlow Kevin Brownlow ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
David Lewis David Lewis ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
David Robinson David Robinson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
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A four-part TV series exploring the lives and tragic deaths of four Welsh personalities who sought fame and fortune in Hollywood. Starlet Peg Entwistle gained notoriety in 1932 by becoming the first person to commit suicide by jumping from the Hollywood sign. BAFTA-winning actress Rachel (This Sporting Life) Roberts overdosed in 1980. Mervyn K. Griffiths, former butler to silent movie queen Mary Pickford, kept a secret diary on the star and, after her death, hawked it around US publishers. And Richard Marquand, director of Return of the Jedi and Jagged Edge, died of a stroke at the age of 49. Written by anonymous

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2007 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Newport, Newport, Wales, UK

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Monster Films See more »
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(4 parts)

Color:

Color
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