Natalie Talmadge
Three degrees of separation

10100 Sunset Boulevard, Holmby Hills The Pink Palace was once one of the most memorable landmarks on Sunset Boulevard. Taking up more than 1 acre, it easily caught the eyes of passing motorists who, had they gotten inside, would've gaped at its 10,000 square feet, the eight bedrooms and nine baths. When Jayne Mansfield purchased the property for $75,000, she installed pink lighting and a heart-shaped swimming pool. Rudy Vallee The megaphone crooner built the Palace in 1935 with no fewer than 40 rooms. Jayne Mansfield The bombshell is said to have bathed in a pink heart-shaped tub filled with champagne. Engelbert Humperdinck The singer sold it for $4 million in 2002; the new...