Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He had no choice but to take her into his chaotic and often eccentric family's home in Liverpool.

A born-and-bred Liverpudlian, Turner had first set eyes on Grahame when he was a young actor living in London, Best known for her portrayal of irresistible femmes fatales in films such as The Big Heat, Oklahoma! and The Bad and the Beautiful, for which she won an Oscar, Grahame electrified audiences with her steely expressions and heavy-lidded eyes, and the heroines she brought to life were often dark and dangerous. turner and Grahame became firm friends and remained so even after their love affair had ended. And it was to him she turned in her final hour of need.

Product details

Format: Paperback, 170 pages

Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.7 x 1.1cm

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 978-1509860425