MORE THAN JUST an influential case of reality TV, the 1958 news footage of Hollywood diva Lana Turner tearfully defending her teenage girl against a murder charge is a vivid reflection of art, life, and everything in between. Addressing an L.A. coroner's jury in a chic silk suit, her blonde hair piled into an alarming bouffant, the 38-year-old actor clutched her crumpled hankie and stammeringly recalled the fateful event. On the evening of Good Friday, 1958, in the pink boudoir of Turner's Beverly Hills mansion, 14-year-old Cheryl Crane plunged an eight-inch butcher knife into the abdomen of Johnny Stompanato, the abusive ex-Marine-turned-mobster whom Mom... More >>>