By Renee Patrick
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Los Angeles, 1938. Former aspiring actress Lillian Frost is adjusting to a brand new lifetime of boldfaced names as social secretary to a movie-mad millionaire. dress dressmaker Edith Head is working Paramount photographs’ cloth wardrobe division, yet in simple terms until eventually an appropriate alternative comes alongside. the 2 acquaintances back turn into companions because of a global scandal, a real-life incident during which the struggle clouds accumulating over Europe forged a shadow on Hollywood.
Lillian attended the big apple ceremonial dinner at which well-heeled visitors insulted Adolf Hitler inside earshot of a maid with Nazi sympathies. Now, secrets and techniques the maid vengefully spilled have all manhattan society working for defense – and Paramount stars, Jack Benny and George Burns, dealing with smuggling charges.
Edith additionally seeks Lillian’s assistance on a comparable topic. The émigré pianist in Marlene Dietrich’s budding nightclub act has vanished. Lillian reluctantly is of the same opinion to appear for him. whilst Lillian unearths him useless, Dietrich blames brokers of the Reich. As Lillian and Edith resolve intrigue extending from Paramount’s Bronson Gate to FDR’s Oval place of work, just one factor is sure: they’ll do it in style.
The moment installment of the Edith Head and Lillian Frost mytsery sequence, Renee Patrick's Dangerous to Know beguilingly blends forgotten truth and fanciful fiction, whereas retaining Hollywood glamour entrance and center
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