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||July 4, 1927
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RATE AND COMMENT
Worked in Italy and France
Howard Hughes at RKO saw one of "sexy" photos taken by Lollobrigida's husband; invited her to Hollywood; signed her to seven-year contract but prevented her from filming in Hollywood for years (date approximate)
Spotted by directed Mario Costa who put her into films as an extra in her debut, "Elisir d' Amore"
First Hollywood film, "Trapeze"
Sketched G.I.s and posed for Italian comic strips
Won international attention in Christian-Jaque's "Fanfan-la-Tulipe"
Led the New York Columbus Day Parade with grand marshall Joe DiMaggio as Italy's Ambassador of Good Will and spokesperson for the city of Genoa