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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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Thinking of you in what would have been your 100th birthday this week! Your story is paramount to so many women even if the legal system lets us down, we stand up proud! I hope you have found peace & rest in heaven.
- Irishellen
 Added: Mar. 25, 2017

- Amanda Martin
 Added: Mar. 20, 2017

- Fluttergirl
 Added: Mar. 20, 2017
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