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Leading Ladies

Leading Ladies (Paperback)

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This work talks about sexy, strong, stylish actresses. More than just a pretty face, each of the actresses celebrated in this book brought a legendary presence to the movies and made a powerful and enduring mark on film history, while helping define roles for women on and off the screen. "Leading Ladies" features 50 unforgettable actresses of the studio era. Engaging and thoroughly researched, each actress profile includes an insightful career overview, annotated list of essential films, style notes, beheind the scenes facts, Academy Awards nominations and wins, playful trivia such as astrological sign, and stills, posters, and glamourous publicity shorts. It includes: Jean Arthur, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Louise Brooks, Claudette Colbert, Joan Crawford, Marion Davies Lillian Gish, Jean Harlow, Susan Hayward, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Lena Horne, Grace Kelly, Deborah Kerr, Hedy Lamarr, Vivien Leigh, Carole Lombard, Sophia Loren, Myrna Loy, Shirley MacLaine, Marilyn Monroe, Kim Novak, Maureen O'Hara, And many more!

Film, TV & DramaActors & Acting techniquesIndividual actors & performersFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinema Publisher: Chronicle Books Publication Date: 30/03/2006 ISBN-13: 9780811852487  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Robert Osborne is the prime-time host and anchor of Turner Classic Movies and a columnist-critic for the Hollywood Reporter . Molly Haskell is co-host of TCM's "The Essentials" series and the author of several books on women and film. Turner Classic Movies is widely considered the definitive resource for classic films, featuring movies from all the major studios, unedited and commercial free.

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