Before we look into the best 5 Lana Turner quotations below, here’s a brief story of this Hollywood glamour queen.
Motion screen goddess Lana Turner is popularly known as “Sweater Girl“, after her first movie “They Won’t Forget” in 1937.
You can watch the free black & white movie “They Won’t Forget” over here.
The glamorous blonde bombshell is notorious for her tumultuous personal life, her eight marriages to seven husbands, and her highly publicized romances with Hollywood male stars, rather than her movies.
Among the films which this sex symbol appeared, included “These Glamour Girls”, “The Chaser”, “The Three Musketeers”, “The Merry Widow”, “Rich Man, Poor Girl”, “Slightly Dangerous”, “Topper”, “Honky Tonk”, “Calling Dr. Kildare” and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.
Even till today, the death of her Mafia mobster boyfriend Johnny Stompanato in their Beverly Hills home on the night of April 4, 1958 is still much talked about.
According to some sources, Lana Turner may have murdered her violent lover Stompanato, and let her daughter Cheryl Crane take the blame for the stabbing.
In 1982, she acted in the television series “Falcon Crest”.
Then on June 29, 1995, Lana Turner died of natural causes Thursday night after years of treatment for throat cancer at the age of 74.
Best 5 Lana Turner Quotations
Now, let’s read the five best Lana Turner quotations which I have selected.
“I started off wanting one husband and seven children…, but it ended up the other way round.” – Lana Turner
(Hollywood’s Second Sex: The Treatment of Women In The Film Industry, 1900-1999 By Aubrey Malone, Jefferson, N.C: McFarland, 2015, Outside The Trenches. P. 61) sources
“Sex was never important to me. I’m sorry if that disappoints you, but it’s true.” – Lana Turner
(Lana: The Lady, The Legend, The Truth By Lana Turner, New York: E. P. Dutton Inc, 1982, Afterwords: The Past Ten Years, P. 251) sources
“For me, life is a wonder, a searching and a progressing that I pray will never end.” – Lana Turner
(Lana: The Lady, The Legend, The Truth By Lana Turner, New York: E. P. Dutton Inc, 1982, Afterword: The Past Ten Years, P. 250) sources
“Holding hands, cuddling, being close together in bed, all those intimacies I enjoyed more than the actual sex.” – Lana Turner
(Lana: The Lady, The Legend, The Truth By Lana Turner, New York: E. P. Dutton inc, 1982, Ch. 6, P. 90) source
“The most important tool of my trade was a mirror.” – Lana Turner
(Lana: The Lady, The Legend, The Truth By Lana Turner, New York: E. P. Dutton Inc, 1982, Ch. 20, P. 218) source
Here are my complete full list of authentic Sweater Girl Lana Turner quotes.