The Long Lost Art of Being Discovered

Among the many of remarkable Hollywood tales is the discovery of film starlet Lana Turner at the soda water fountain in Schwab’s medication shop in Hollywood, by supervisor Mervyn Le Roy in1936 Wikipedia informs a different story, claiming that Turner was uncovered by The Hollywood Reporter author, William Wilkerson, not at Schwab’s, but at the Leading Hat Café. Nonetheless, this fabulous tale triggered the American misconception that “any person can be uncovered, anyone can be effective due to a lucky break and also the ideal connections.