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Girl 27 is a 2007 documentary film by writer/director David Stenn about the 1937 rape of dancer and sometime movie extra Patricia Douglas (1917–2003) at an M-G-M exhibitors' convention, the front-page news stories that followed, and the studio's subsequent cover-up of the crime. Also covered in the film are a similar ...


When Patricia Douglas was raped by an MGM salesman at a 1937 studio party, the 20-year-old dancer filed charges, taking on Hollywood's most powerful institution. Today, as Douglas breaks a 65-year silence, the author exposes the perjury, bribes, and smear tactics used to destroy her.


Oct 19, 2017 ... In 1937, Patricia Douglas took legal action against MGM after being raped at a party for the company's salesmen.


Jan 5, 2018 ... In 1930s Hollywood, Patricia Douglas tried to stand up to her rapist, and was destroyed. If only she'd lived to see her legacy.


Nov 18, 2017 ... Girl 27 is a documentary that tracks the forgotten story of Patricia Douglas, a film extra and dancer who was raped at an MGM studio stag party thrown by Louis B. Mayer in May of 1937. She was lured there under the false pretenses of a casting call. With 120 young women and girls in total, she was listed as ...


Nov 13, 2017 ... The story of Patricia Douglas, whose case was dismissed, illustrated a web of illicit ties between MGM toppers at the time.

Jul 8, 2007 ... In 1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the most prestigious and powerful movie studio in the world, tricked 120 underage dancers into attending a stag party for its salesmen. Patricia Douglas was raped trying to escape, Instead of heeding studio advice and staying silent, she went public and filed a landmark ...


Patricia Douglas, Self: Girl 27. Patricia Douglas was born on March 24, 1917 in Missouri, USA. She died on November 11, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


Jan 19, 2007 ... And, though nobody would remember it, a 20-year-old dancer and extra named Patricia Douglas who'd been raped by an MGM salesman at a studio party futilely pressed for justice. David Stenn, a 45-year-old Los Angeles biographer and TV writer, stumbled across her story when he was researching his ...