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Howard Hughes produced and directed movies in the '30s. He had a playboy lifestyle and love of aviation. After a plane accident in 1946, he became reclusive.
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Howard Hughes, after years in the public eye, became a recluse late in his life.
Bette Davis had some trying experiences wtih her father Harlow Davis. Her mother, on the other hand, was very attentive and supportive.
Bette Davis became one of the biggest stars during the transition from silent films to "talkies."
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