The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton: A True Story of Conjoined Twins

by Dean Jensen

The true rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of conjoined twins–their journey from freak-show notoriety to vaudeville stardom to movie celebrity, and their heart-wrenching descent back into poverty.A richly detailed account of the romantic adventures of these attractive and accomplished young women who were at the epicenter of one of the most celebrated sex scandals of 1930.Chronicles the hurly-burly history of American entertainment from the turn of the 20th century through the1950s.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 421 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.82 out of 5
  • Published September 1st 2006 by Ten Speed Press
  • Original Title: The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton: A True Story of Conjoined Twins
  • ISBN: 1580087582 (ISBN13: 9781580087582)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Daisy Hilton
  • Violet Hilton

The true rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of conjoined twins–their journey from freak-show notoriety to vaudeville stardom to movie celebrity, and their heart-wrenching descent back into poverty.A richly detailed account of the romantic adventures of these attractive and accomplished young women who were at the epicenter of one of the most celebrated sex scandals of 1930.Chronicles the hurly-burly history of American entertainment from the turn of the 20th century through the 1950s. Illustrated throughout with rare black-and-white photographs.