Welsh-born starlet Peg Entwistle sought fame and fortune in 1930s Hollywood. She found only alcoholism and depression. Frustrated that her hoped-for career was seemingly going nowhere, she committed suicide by jumping from the Hollywood sign. In death she found a form of stardom she could never have anticipated - the infamy of being the first person to kill themselves by jumping from the famous Los Angeles landmark
A profile of Mervyn K. Griffiths, the ex-army sergeant from Swansea, South Wales, who for 11 years was the trusted confidante of Mary Pickford, the silent screen goddess. On Pickford's death in 1976 Griffiths self-published a scurrilous tell-all memoir entitled 'Mary and Me - an under butler's story'.Lambasted as the 'Jeeves turned Judas', he was driven out by Hollywood and ended his days as an alcoholic derelict.