Jean Arthur A Bio Bibliography

Jean Arthur  a Bio bibliography
Publisher Greenwood
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 275
ISBN UOM:39015018855398
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This bibliography presents an in-depth profile of Jean Arthur--an important but much neglected figure of American film. Along with basic biographical information, the book gives a detailed examination of her career and contribution to the entertainment field. As this bio-bibliography reveals, Jean Arthur found herself a major star during the 1930s with one hit film after another. This book should appeal to both scholar and film historian as well as the casual reader and movie-lover. With its unequalled filmography and complete listing of media contributions, the book will be invaluable as a reference in any film library.

Jean Arthur  a Bio bibliography
  • Author : Arthur Pierce,Douglas Swarthout
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1990

This bibliography presents an in-depth profile of Jean Arthur--an important but much neglected figure of American film. Along with basic biographical information, the book gives a detailed examination of her career and contribution to the entertainment field. As this bio-bibliography reveals, Jean Arthur found herself a major star during the 1930

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Jean Arthur
  • Author : Jerry Vermilye
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2012-06-06

Blonde, vivacious Jean Arthur is best remembered today for her unizue, childlike voice and for the handful of classic Thirties and Forties movies she made for directors Frank Capra and George Stevens, such as You Can't Take It With You, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The More the Merrier and

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George Sidney
  • Author : Eric Monder
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1994

George Sidney directed many popular Hollywood films, including Anchors Aweigh, Show Boat, Kiss Me Kate, and Viva Las Vegas. Despite their commercial success, Sidney's films seldom received critical acclaim, and his many other contributions to the industry remain unknown and unheralded. In this first serious, full-length study of Sidney's life

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George Burns and Gracie Allen
  • Author : Cynthia Clements,Sandra Weber
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1996

George Burns and Gracie Allen will long be remembered for their comedy routines. They began their illustrious careers as vaudeville performers, and with the rise of radio and television, they attained enormous popularity through their shows and guest appearances. After the death of Gracie Allen in 1964, Burns continued his career

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Roscoe  Fatty  Arbuckle
  • Author : Robert Young
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1994

Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle had an interesting and varied career as a vaudeville monologist, musical comedy star, and silent film comedian, writer, director, and producer. He was also the subject of scandal, having been accused of rape and murder. Though he was never indicted on these charges and was acquitted of

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Harold Lloyd
  • Author : Annette M. D'Agostino
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1994

One of the most significant contributors to the early years of the motion picture industry, Harold Lloyd was also a shrewd businessman and became the wealthiest man in Hollywood at the peak of his career. This book overviews Lloyd's life and achievements and provides detailed information on his work in

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Fred Astaire
  • Author : Larry Billman
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1997

One of the most dynamic figures of the entertainment industry, Fred Astaire's career spanned most of the twentieth century. For some, he brings to mind the world of Broadway. For others, he represents the golden age of the movie musical. But virtually all of his fans will long remember his

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Eleanor Powell
  • Author : Margie Schultz
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1994

Eleanor Powell began her notable career at age 12, by dancing in a supper show at an Atlantic City hotel. As a teenager, she moved to vaudeville and Broadway, where producers insisted that she become a tap dancer. Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, she was the queen of tap dancing, appearing

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No  l Coward
  • Author : Gale D. Webbe,Stephen Cole
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1993

This volume provides a comprehensive and detailed record of the life and career of Noel Coward, with entries on his work in drama, film, radio, and television.

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Howard Keel
  • Author : Bruce R. Leiby
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1995

Howard Keel rose from a childhood of poverty to become one of Hollywood's greatest musical stars. This book traces his fascinating life and career. A biography recounts his achievements in narrative form, while additional chapters provide individual entries for his many performances on the stage, in films, on the radio,

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Liberace
  • Author : Jocelyn Faris
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1995

Born in Wisconsin in 1919, Wladziu Valentino Liberace became one of the most popular and controversial entertainers of the 1950s and 1960s. With the advent of television, his career skyrocketed; and during the early 1950s, The Liberace Show was watched by more than 35 million people each week. His television exposure led

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Bulletin of Bibliography
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997

Read online Bulletin of Bibliography written by , published by which was released on 1997. Download full Bulletin of Bibliography Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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David Niven
  • Author : Karin J. Fowler
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1995

David Niven was a respected actor who performed in almost all media. His forty-year career included work in classic films, to which he brought a touch of charm and humor while working with major stars. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1958 and had success as both a

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Ginger Rogers
  • Author : Jocelyn Faris
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1994

Ginger Rogers had a versatile and successful career as a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress. Here is a detailed guide to her many accomplishments in the entertainment world. Though she is remembered chiefly as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, her work spanned a number of

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Jayne Mansfield
  • Author : Jocelyn Faris
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01

People today remember Jayne Mansfield as a famous Hollywood movie star. However, she starred in only three American movies before moving to low-budget European films. She was a master of publicity who appeared in newspapers across the nation almost daily. Through her frequent exposure in the media, she gave the

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