Very Scarce Vintage Signed Photograph
KILGALLEN, Dorothy (1913-1965). American journalist, game show panelist. A newspaper column she wrote “The Voice of Broadway” which was syndicated to more than 146 newspapers. Her column was on topics of show business, politics and organized crime. She was known for reporting sensitive and discreet information. Kilgallen was often the subject of much controversy. She pushed for a new trial for convicted murderer Dr. Sam Shepard. She went public with her belief that the CIA and Mafia were working together to kill Fidel Castro. Just before Marilyn Monroe’s death, Kilgallen wrote a column implying Monroe was romantically involved with president John F. Kennedy. Kilgallen’s death was called an overdose of alcohol and drugs. During this time, she was investigating JFK’s assassination and she told associates she would soon publish her findings. As a game show panelist she appeared on “What’s My Line” during 1950.
Vintage photograph, 8”x10” by Bruno of Hollywood/New York, head and shoulders pose. Inscribed and signed: “To Lottie-All good wished to you! Dorothy Kilgallen.” In very good condition. Signed photographs of Dorothy Kilgallen are quite scarce and 8”x10” signed photographs nearly impossible to obtain ..................$550.00