The Real Life Events That Changed Lana Turner’s World

Lana Turner Had a lot of Lovers

Back in 1936, Lana Turner was “discovered” in front of the Top Hat Malt Shop in Hollywood. She was famous for ushering countless people who would later become her directors and boyfriends. Unlike actresses like Judy Garland and Shirley Temple, Lana wasn’t really considered the “innocent type.” She was a party girl.


Film Stills of ‘Adventures of Marco Polo’ With Lana Turner in 1938. Photo By Snap/Shutterstock

Even today, Hollywood party girls have a reputation, but it’s certainly not as stigmatized as it was in the 1930s. Turner was referred to as the “Nightclub Queen.” Even though her employer Louis B. Mayer was worried about her, the actress was determined to live her life to the fullest, and that included men.

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