Leading Ladies

Leading Ladies

The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era

Paperback - 2006
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Sexy, stylish, and powerfulfrom Lillian Gish to Katharine Hepburn, Myrna Loy to Lauren Bacall, Jean Harlow to Grace Kelly, each of the legendary actresses featured in this book left an indelible mark in film history and define roles for women on and off the screen. Produced by Turner Classic Movies, this playful and definitive guide to fifty unforgettable actresses mirrors the focus of a month-long film festival on the channel. The life and accomplishments of each actress is celebratedin an insightful career overview, accompanied by an annotated list of essential films, filmographies, behind the scenes facts and style notes, Academy Award wins and nominations. Full of delightful trivia, film stills, posters, and glamorous photos, Leading Ladies pays tribute to the most charismatic, enduring, and elegant actresses of the silver screen.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9780811852487
Characteristics: 231 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.


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aclutters Feb 14, 2014

Great book. Wonderful photos with interesting stories about each actress.

May 18, 2013

I would like to buy this book, but I don't have internet access so please send me a note on where I could find this book. Thank you. Lonnie Clark 8131 Bloomington Avenue South; Bloomington, MN 55425


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