Dorothy Stratten marries Paul Snider as her stardom begins to take off: Part 5

Playboy photo editor Marilyn Grabowski said she, Hugh Hefner and others opposed the marriage. Stratten began landing small acting roles before getting the title role in the sci-fi film "Galaxina."
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Transcript for Dorothy Stratten marries Paul Snider as her stardom begins to take off: Part 5
Even to the most cynical sensibilities there is something miraculous to the way Hollywood took to George Stratton. In this city over populated with a beautiful women. Dougherty caught some current fortune and floated steadily upward through this year's event in different regions. I think you have there czar is being someone who could be in the movies and posters and shows and and someone who could represents. As an ambassador. The Playboy brand in a way to even struggling to find ten. Yeah snap and Hollywood insiders. He wanted to be. You need big producers would come to his party's movement party. They never gave him respect. Hundreds of everything he needed to field a star break through star. Haven't given legitimacy and he had high hopes that north he could do them. And then in 79. Playboy did an hour long special. Seaworthy EBC television. Featuring the village people and Richard Dawson who sent a host of family feud. Playboy has clearly already decided that there's something special about north you strap. They are becoming a fragile 100 dollars to pretend not the same look here she comes. Adored he is kind of theology at new that's being pushed as the star of tomorrow throughout this wacky little play was special. Oh I couldn't believe how little actually happens in this special. And how little they felt like needed to happen. I will say she gets up there with Victor Willis the lead singer. The village people and she kind of drops of the ground. Then. We go vote. Okay we did learn that in Vancouver. What she was artists talent fame and then maybe she really just code that was on national television and then that started. Steam rolling into other movie cars. Her move into movies. Is very rapid it's small the beginning tiny parts. But considering from the moment in 1978 where the photographs are taken you know by 1979 early 1980. She's starring Hollywood pictures. Yeah. News she plays Gallagher CNN who is this perfect. Female robot sexy but you can actually have sex with her perfect only as a tool to the men around turn. Galaxy. She became. Sought after by basically let every man in the world. Even if it was only in their minds and a lot of moves and I wanna know our I want to hold her and want a troubling picture with him. A lot of men and turning my life on the sentence and a lot of them wanted me but no knows of him pushy nationalist movement. Tom can be carried pound home. Especially two and the extent that little girl. She couldn't believe that knowledge that's happening hair. Every minute there was something new and exciting and people are fawning all around her and compiled slider today. We're on a ruckus. We wait wait. He saw or your business career beginning to increase and improve. And a volume of attention and agents calling and wanting designer and now she as a Hollywood agent does she really need him now. She was the meals are. He loved her fame but he was jealous. Because he was afraid. That he could lose which he did. At this point he was pressing Turkey to marry him. Thinking that she leave then supports them and they might have a lifetime. Bergen and I immediately spend. I live Wear them. I'm Tom Merriam. That she. She loved tall and she she cared about her. Until very much gratitude towards him she came to me very much as she went to a father. And Google music issue preliminary. Poll. I have proved true again did but I didn't gently because they're really Peruvian confronted an appropriate for me to say what it really felt. And so over the disapproval of the Playboy empire. She married Paul Slater. When they got married him. We were kind of like really. Lazy thinking gave gorgeous now this can't be half connect. She did not marry this guy's. Everybody was upset. There wasn't one person who has had a fever he pushed her to marry him she I don't think really want to pressure him. She felt that she knows him and say she just kept talking for the next. Now he had. Subtle handcuff honor that the very worsen if she got popular and he got divorced she's getting something. Darcy cylinder in every night mindful scared because he had men need to control home as a woman headline news. Then he was dangerous. Some hour of their she didn't Xena. I wonder if people really nice. Maybe it's loneliness and maybe it's just. It's. So the nearest person peanuts it's an excellent things. It pays anything. It's GE. Anytime. She never felt that there's any danger. And painted a crossfire. And then.

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