Imagine being a Hollywood star for twenty years and then having the glamour and fame taken away fr

Imagine being a Hollywood star for twenty years and then having the glamour and fame taken away fr

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Imagine being a Hollywood star for twenty years and then having the glamour and fame taken away from you by an apparition you cannot control-a psychological disease. Twentieth century movie star Frances Farmer had exactly this happen to her. When Frances was arrested by a policeman on the streets of Santa Monica, California, her career changed then. In this article, Andy Wang writes about how one elegant young superstar in Hollywood became a cleaning lady through her psychological conditions. Bron in Seattle, Washington, Frances Farmer first rose to fame at her age of sixteen when Frances wrote an essay entitled “God Dies” in The Scholastic magazine. “Religion was too vague,” Frances writes, “but God was something different,” something that according to Farmer, she could “feel”. Even though she feels God, she adamantly denies the existence of God in her essay, which caused an uproar throughout the news media in Seattle. A local newspaper in Seattle is printed with the headline “Seattle Girl Denies God and Wins Prize”, that is, a free vacation to the Soviet Union. Frances’s “vacation” to the Soviet Union
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2009 for the course FSCC 100 taught by Professor Rothenburg during the Fall '08 term at Case Western.

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