The curse that plagued the family who inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’


Helen Hope Montgomery was perfectly suited to a life of excess. She regularly made the best-dressed lists beside Babe Paley and once sang a naughty song to the Duke of Windsor. She won a Charleston contest judged by Josephine Baker. A legendary bon vivant, she would become the inspiration for Katharine Hepburn’s character Tracy Lord…

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