“Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend”
The Nation’s Largest Exhibit of Authentic Memorabilia Honors Her Life
The Hollywood Museum’s “Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend” Exhibit Opening. Museum owner, Donelle Dadigan and Doris Roberts pictured
By Valerie Milano
Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Today) 1/9/13 – “We are delighted to spotlight one of the greatest Hollywood legends, Loretta Young,” said Donelle Dadigan, Founder and President of The Hollywood Museum, to Hollywood Today “whose star talents transcended motion pictures and television. It is especially poignant to showcase the collection at The Hollywood Museum in the historic Max Factor Building as Loretta Young was the first Max Factor makeup model.”
Last night the Hollywood Museum was filled with nostalgia, glamour and celebraties from the golden days of tinsle town. “ Well known stars and personal friends like Beverly Washburn (The Loretta Young Show
), Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond
), Richard Anderson (The Six Million Dollar Man)
and Johnny Crawford (The Rifleman
) were on hand to honor the life and work of Loretta Young. The celebration was the brainchild of Chris and Linda Lewis, the son and daughter-in-law of Ms. Young. “I wanted to honor my mother-in-law not only because she was a great star but also a wonderful person”.
The “Loretta Young: Hollywood Legend” exhibit explores her personal life including love letters from Spencer Tracy and Clark Gable, among other leading men in her life. The comprehensive collection includes never before displayed items gathered from family, friends and private collectors. The exhibit presents Miss Young’s designer clothing and accessories from her personal wardrobe, costumes, photographs, contracts, documents, private papers including her handwritten correspondence, home movies, Academy Awards® and Emmy Awards® and more.
The Hollywood Museum is the official museum of Hollywood. Donelle Dadigan, its Founder and President, has amassed the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world. The museum, featuring four floors of breathtaking exhibits, is home to more than 10,000 authentic showbiz treasures– one of a kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts, stars’ car collections and personal artifacts, posters, and vintage memorabilia from favorite films and TV shows. The museum also showcases the history of Hollywood and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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