Episode 111

Betty Hutton was “The Incendiary Blonde” of Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s. She was known for her high energy and her big singing voice. But her biggest roles, in “Annie Get Your Gun” and “The Greatest Show On Earth,” also proved to be her undoing professionally. Her personal life, filled with trauma and rejection from her earliest days, deteriorated to drugs and poverty, until a Catholic priest came along and saved her life.

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