91. The Palm Beach Chronicles: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Paul Ilyinsky, and Arndt Krupp

Continuing our investigation today, we move along to the gentlemen that Dominick Dunne touches upon in his April 1986 Vanity Fair 1986 investigation. There is a lot of unpack in this one! Douglas Fairbanks Jr. becomes a real celebrity around the island in his home, The Vicarage – not to be outdone by Paul Ilyensky, with his many connections into the high society scene. We conclude with a dive into Arndt Krupp sailing us through this leg of our journey with our man Nick, attempting to discover the real Palm Beach. 

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Fatal Charms: And Other Tales of Today, by Dominick Dunne (Amazon link)

The Women of Palm Beach, by Dominick Dunne, April 1986, Vanity Fair (archive.vanityfair.com)

Palm Beach history: The movie star next door (palmbeachdailynews.com)

Rich Town, Poor Town (washingtonpost.com)

The Last Krupp (strangeflowers.wordpress.com)

Arndt von Bohlen und Halbach (en.wikipedia.org)

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