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Patricia Douglas
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1917
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2003
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Rape Victim. In 1937, Patricia was one of 120 underage chorus girls tricked into attending a stag party at a convention for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer visiting salesmen. When she tried to flee, Patrica was brutally raped by one of the salesmen, David Ross. Defying the powerful studio's order for silence, she filed a landmark lawsuit which prompted M-G-M to launch the biggest cover-up in Hollywood history.

Patricia Dorothy Pauly, her legal name at the time of her death, is the subject of "Girl 27," a 2007 documentary film by David Stenn, based on his April 2003 Vanity Fair article, "It Happened One Night at MGM." 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Lisa Burks
Record added: Oct 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22320579
Patricia Douglas
Added by: Lisa Burks
 
Patricia Douglas
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Patricia Douglas
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Beautiful Patricia,You were hurt and misunderstood in this life...May you find peace, love and happiness in the next.God Bless you beautiful lady
- L L
 Added: Jul. 28, 2014
You will never be forgotten. Your bravery touches my all of us. I'm sorry that there was no justice for you while you were alive. R.I.P Patricia Dorothy Pauly...
- Pasha
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
Dearest soul: I, along with countless women, from generation- to- generation Thank You for having come forward to tell of your suffering at the hands of MGM.Your pain and searing loneliness still gnaws at my own heart.But, I am very grateful that you ro...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 13, 2014
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