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The Secret Love Shack Suicide Pact

Kid McCoy Down For The Count

Episode 427 documents a dramatic fall from grace when a beloved American prizefighter and silent film star falls for a married woman, who seemed destined to be his ninth or tenth wife. His marital history is as complicated and murky as her business dealings, and their affair takes a tragic turn late one hot august night.

Culled from the historic pages of the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers of the era.

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