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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Are Diamonds Really A Girl’s Best Friend?

René, the ultimate raconteur presents these intriguing tragic stories in his inimitable fashion, using dozens of glamour shots and newsreel clips while proving the adage all that glitters is definitely not gold.

An in-depth and colorful look at the lives of the women listed below prove that wealth and fame alone cannot make you happy. Look for more details on each story in their individual pages.

Venues can select one or more of these stories from our line-up.

“The Forgotten Royal”

BARBARA HUTTON (1912-1979)
“Poor Little Rich Girl”

EDITH PIAF (1915-1963)
“France’s National Chanteuse”

ANN WOODWARD (1915-1975)
“She Was A Great Shot”

MARILYN MONROE (1926-1962)
“The Original Blonde Bombshell”