Lana Turner performances and awards
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Lana Turner (1921–1995) was an American actress who appeared in over fifty films during her career, which spanned four decades. Discovered in 1937 at age 16, she signed a contract with Warner Bros. but soon transferred to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The studio's co-founder, Louis B. Mayer, helped further her career by casting her in several youth-oriented comedies and musicals, including (1939) and Dancing Co-Ed (1941), the latter of which was a commercial success and helped establish her as one of the studio's leading performers. Turner subsequently co-starred with Ziegfeld Girl Clark Gable in the drama (1943), the first of four films she would appear in with him.
Somewhere I'll Find You
Turner's role as a
femme fatale in the film noir (1946) advanced her career significantly and established her as a dramatic actress. The Postman Always Rings Twice It earned her acclaim with  Bosley Crowther of The New York Times deeming it "the role of her career." In addition to her film roles, Turner frequently appeared on radio programs throughout the 1940s, including and Suspense . The Orson Welles Almanac In 1952, she co-starred in the drama  (1952) opposite The Bad and the Beautiful Kirk Douglas, portraying an alcoholic actress. Turner made her final film appearance with Gable in the drama (1954). Betrayed After the critical and commercial failure of  (1956), MGM opted not to renew Turner's contract. At the time, her films with the studio had collectively earned over $50 million
In 1957, she took a leading role portraying
Constance MacKenzie in 20th Century Fox's , a film adaptation of the Peyton Place Grace Metalious novel of the same name. The film was a major box office success, and Turner earned her first and only Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her performance. In 1959, she accepted the lead role in Douglas Sirk's remake of , a drama for Imitation of Life Universal Pictures in which she portrayed a struggling stage actress, which was another commercial success at the box office. Turner's final leading role was in 1966's , for which she earned a Madame X David di Donatello award for Best Actress. She spent the majority of the 1970s in semiretirement, appearing in touring stage plays, such as and Forty Carats . Bell, Book and Candle In 1982, she was cast in a recurring guest role on the television  soap opera . Falcon Crest She made her final film appearance in the  comedy horror film in 1980.
Performing on the
radio show, 1945
Awards and nominations
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MacPherson, Virginia (October 12, 1946). "Heavy Drama Her Dish Now, Says Lana". . Rochester, New York. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. Democrat and Chronicle
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. Fear Paints a Picture . Suspense CBS Radio. May 3, 1945. Event occurs at 0:22 – via Internet Archive.
Crowther, Bosley (September 9, 1954). "The Screen in Review; 'Betrayed,' War Story, Opens at the State". . p. 36 The New York Times . Retrieved . June 18, 2018
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Shearer, Lloyd (August 28, 1977). "Lana's Lectures". San Bernardino Sun. San Bernardino, California. p. 113 – via California Digital Newspaper Collection.
Gritten, David (October 18, 1982). "Falcon Crest Soars". People. 18 (16) . Retrieved . May 29, 2018
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"Lana Turner Credits". . TV Guide Archived from the original on September 4, 2019 . Retrieved . September 4, 2019
Parsons, Louella (March 28, 1940). "Lana Turner Given Three Weeks Vacation For Trip to New York With Artie Shaw". . Louisville, Kentucky. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com. The Courier-Journal
Parsons, Louella (December 5, 1940). "Clark Gable, Lana Turner Form M-G-M Oomph Team". . Waterloo, Iowa. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com. The Courier
Thomas, Bob (December 5, 1947). "Allyson, Heflin To Star In MGM's 'Bedeviled. '" . Miami, Florida. Associated Press. p. 10-A – via Newspapers.com. The Miami News
Parsons, Louella (July 16, 1959). "Lana Turner To Star As Mother Of Utrillo". . Indianapolis, Indiana. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com. The Indianapolis Star
"Return of Lana". . Elmira, New York. May 6, 1967. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. Star-Gazette
"Lana Turner to Appear On CBS's 'Falcon Crest. '" The New York Times. Associated Press. December 26, 1981 . Retrieved . March 21, 2017
Turner, Lana; Hope, Bob (April 13, 1948). (Radio broadcast). NBC. The Bob Hope Show
"This Weekend in Chicago". The Pantagraph. Chicago. December 14, 1978. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
Christiansen, Richard (November 3, 1978). "Lana Turner in 'Divorce' Entertains Just Being Lana". Chicago Tribune. p. 39 – via Newspapers.com.
Gussow, Mel (July 22, 1977). "Along the Straw-Hat Trail". The New York Times . Retrieved . May 23, 2018
Blank, Ed (May 30, 1982). "Lana Turner: Still All Glamour". . Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. p. 69 – via Newspapers.com. The Pittsburgh Press
Chambers, Andrea; Adelson, Suzanne (November 8, 1982). "Lana Turner". People. 18 (19). Archived from the original on December 3, 2013.
Wedman, Les (October 16, 1959). "Laurel Awards Announced". The Province. Vancouver, British Columbia. p. 35 – via Newspapers.com.
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"Awards". Official Licensing Website of Lana Turner. CMG Worldwide. Archived from the original on December 16, 2017 . Retrieved . September 4, 2019
"Dossier de Presma" (PDF). . p. 15. Sitges Film Festival Archived (PDF) from the original on September 3, 2019 . Retrieved . September 3, 2019
Barton, Ruth (2010). Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN . 978-0-813-12604-3
Basinger, Jeanine (1976). Lana Turner. Pyramid Publications. ISBN . 978-0-515-04194-1
Billips, Connie J.; Pierce, Arthur (1995). Lux Presents Hollywood: A Show-by-Show History of the Lux Radio Theatre and the Lux Video Theatre, 1934-1957. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN . 978-0-899-50938-9
Clements, Cynthia; Weber, Sandra (1996). George Burns and Gracie Allen: A Bio-Bibliography. 72. New York: Greenwood Press. ISBN . 978-0-313-26883-0
Fischer, Lucy (ed). (1991). . New Brunswick, New Jersey: Imitation of Life Rutgers University Press. ISBN . 0-8135-1644-7
Grams, Martin (2000). Radio Drama: A Comprehensive Chronicle of American Network Programs, 1932–1962. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN . 978-0-786-40051-5
Greene, Heather (2018). Bell, Book and Camera: A Critical History of Witches in American Film and Television. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN . 978-1-476-63206-3
Heyer, Paul (2005). The Medium and the Magician: Orson Welles, the Radio Years, 1934-1952. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN . 978-0-742-53797-2
Jordan, Jessica Hope (2009). The Sex Goddess in American Film, 1930–1965: Jean Harlow, Mae West, Lana Turner, and Jayne Mansfield. Cambria Press. ISBN . 978-1-60497-663-2
Kashner, Sam; MacNair, Jennifer (2002). The Bad & the Beautiful: Hollywood in the Fifties. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN . 978-0-393-32436-5
Langer, Carole (dir.) (2001). Lana Turner ... a Daughter's Memoir (Documentary). Turner Classic Movies.
McKay, James (2012). The Films of Victor Mature. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN . 978-0-786-44970-5
Morella, Joe; Epstein, Edward Z. (1971). . New York: Citadel Press. Lana: The Public and Private Lives of Miss Turner ISBN . 0-8065-0226-6
O'Neil, Thomas (2003). Movie Awards: The Ultimate, Unofficial Guide to the Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics, Guild & Indie Honors. New York: Perigee Book. ISBN . 978-0-399-52922-1
Parish, James Robert (1978). . New York: Arlington House. The Hollywood Beauties ISBN . 978-0-87000-412-4
Pitts, Michael R. (2015). RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929–1956. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN . 978-1-476-61683-4
Shearer, Stephen Michael (2010). Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr. New York: Macmillan. ISBN . 978-1-429-90820-7
Valentino, Lou (1976). The Films of Lana Turner. Seacaucus, New Jersey: Citadel Press. ISBN . 978-0-8065-0553-4 Wayne, Jane Ellen (2003). The Golden Girls of MGM: Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly and Others. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. ISBN . 0-7867-1303-8