ACH111: Betty Hutton was a Hollywood star in the 1940s, the pinup girl with big energy and a big voice, but tragedy and addiction brought her low. That’s when, as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, an encounter with a Rhode Island priest introduced Betty to Catholicism and Jesus Christ.
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Links for this episode:
- Betty Hutton’s Miraculous Recovery
- Betty Hutton, Film Star of 1940s and 1950s, Dies at 86 – The New York Times
- Father Hamilton reflects on life of Catholic convert | Rhode Island Catholic
- Hollywood as a Precursor to Faith| National Catholic Register
- From the Archives: Betty Hutton, 86; star of Hollywood musicals, comedies in ’40s and ’50s – Los Angeles Times
- Betty Hutton – Wikipedia
- Betty Hutton – Jukebox Saturday Night (1983) – YouTube
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