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.
- Betty Hutton’s Miraculous Recovery
- Betty Hutton, Film Star of 1940s and 1950s, Dies at 86 – The New York Times
- Father Hamilton reflects on life of Catholic convert | Rhode Island Catholic
- Hollywood as a Precursor to Faith| National Catholic Register
- From the Archives: Betty Hutton, 86; star of Hollywood musicals, comedies in ’40s and ’50s – Los Angeles Times
- Betty Hutton – Wikipedia
- Betty Hutton – Jukebox Saturday Night (1983) – YouTube
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