Death of Fitzgerald, McKenney and West



Y/M/D Description Place
1940/12/14 Fitzgerald, Sheilah Graham, Elliot Paul, Sidney Perelman and Laura Perelman play charades in the living room of the Wests' home at 12706 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood. North Hollywood, California
1940/12/20 As Fitzgerald and Sheilah Graham leave the premiere of "This Thing Called Love" starring Rosalind Russell and Melvyn Douglas, Fitzgerald experiences a dizzy spell and says to Graham, "They think I am drunk, don't they?". Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles
1940/12/21 Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack at the home of Sheilah Graham, 1443 N Hayworth Ave, Hollywood, CA. Hollywood, CA,
1940/12/22 Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney learn of Scott Fitzgerald's passing during lunch at the De Anza Hotel (4th St at Rockwood, Calexico). They soon check-out and head back to Los Angeles to be with Scott's paramour, Sheilah Graham. Calexico, California
1940/12/22 Nathanael West and his wife Eileen McKenney are both killed after colliding with another car in El Centro, California El Centro, California

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