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You Must Remember This: #137: Gina Lollobrigida (The Seduced, Episode 6)


November 20,2018

Karina Longworth’s award winning and acclaimed podcast series about Hollywood

This Italian pin-up, along with Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot, was emblematic of a brand of post-war European sexuality that America happily imported. But the Hollywood career of “La Lollo” was delayed, thanks to Howard Hughes, whose obsession with Lollobrigida led him to keep her virtually imprisoned in a Los Angeles hotel and sign her to a contract that essentially made it impossible for her to work for any other U.S. producer.

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