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The Girls, The: Sappho Goes to Hollywood

The Girls, The: Sappho Goes to Hollywood (Paperback)

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If you were "one of the girls", as early Hollywood described Sapphic stars, lesbian affairs lent an edge to both your life and your work. This book lifts the veil from the lives of such powerful and uninhibited Hollywood goddesses as Nazimova, Dietrich, Bankhead and Garbo. It was widely felt at the time that being a lesbian expanded your emotional range, nurtured your amour propre, kept your skin clear and your eyes bright, burnished your acting skills, and even - as director Josef von Sternberg believed - exerted a powerful androgynous magnetism through the lens of the camera, attracting the unwitting desires of both men and women in the cinema audience.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: arts & entertainmentFilm, TV & DramaActors & Acting techniquesIndividual actors & performersFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaLGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesLesbian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Pavilion Books Publication Date: 28/02/2004 ISBN-13: 9781861056498  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Diana McLellan's nationally syndicated column, The Ear, appeared for over 10 years in The Washington Star. The Washington Post and The Washington Times. Her byline has graced leading newspapers and magazines worldwide, and topped decades of reportage as Washington Editor of The Washingtonian.

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