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Image for Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051706

ISBN: 0805009590

Condition: Very Good


Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. View more info

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A Star, Is A Star, Is A Star! The Lives and Loves of Susan Hayward

By: Andersen, Christopher P

Price: £10.00

Publisher: United States, Doubleday: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067485

ISBN: 0385155980

Condition: Very Good


Powerful biography of the Hollywood actress who was 5 times nominated for an Academy Award, finally winning with her portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in I want to Live. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 269 pages. Faint foxing to fore-edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Barrymore, Diana & Frank, Gerold

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Shakespeare Head: 1957

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 067538

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the American film and stage actress, daughter of John Barrymore and Blanche Oelrichs, whose heritage proved too much for her to bear. .Minor foxing to page edges else a very good clean hardback in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 303 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Intermission : A True Story

By: Baxter, Anne

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067644

ISBN: 0399115773

Condition: Very Good


The Academy Award-winning actress writes with intensity and compassion about her four years in the Australian outback after she moved from Hollywood at the height of her career. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 384 pages. Fore-edges remain untrimmed. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Princess Grace

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067185

ISBN: 029778370X

Condition: Near Fine


Portrays the life of the famous actress-turned-princess, from her childhood in Philadelphia to her royal life in Monte Carlo as the wife of Prince Rainier. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 242 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Katharine Hepburn : Star as Feminist

By: Britton, Andrew

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1995

Seller ID: 052229

ISBN: 0304346578

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the actress who had the longest and least conventional career of any great star, conforming to none of the stereotypes of superstardom and working successfully within the studio system without becoming its creature. Clean large format paperback - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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This for Remembrance : Autobiography

By: Clooney, Rosemary; Strait, Raymond

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067142

ISBN: 0860510328

Condition: Near Fine


Told with utter candour as the author remembers the personal and public pressures that broke a gifted, beautiful and highly successful woman, bringing her to an isolation cell in the psychiatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 257 pages including an Epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Who's who in Hollywood, 1900-1976

By: David Ragan

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, Arlington House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067586

ISBN: 0870003496

Condition: Near Fine


Twenty thousand entries cover every actor and actress credited in an American film from the earliest flickering nickelodeon to the box-office smashes of 1976. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. 864 pages. Prompt UK dispatch. View more info

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My Life

By: Dietrich, Marlene

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1989

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067429

ISBN: 0297795368

Condition: Very Good


Marlene tells her own story with passion and honesty recounting her childhood in war-torn Berlin, her legendary discovery by the director Josef von Sternberg and how he brought her to Hollywood as his protege. Tanning to page edges, else a very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 243 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Barbara Stanwyck

By: DiOrio, Al

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1984

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067353

ISBN: 0491033737

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the untold story of a great star, a liberated woman in an unliberated time. Includes a full filmography and sixteen pages of photographs. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 231 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dorothy Dandridge: a Biography

By: Donald Bogle

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, Amistad Press: 1999

Seller ID: 065130

ISBN: 1567430341

Condition: Near Fine


The first definitive biography of Dorothy Dandridge the famous African-American actress and the first nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 611 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hot Toddy : The True Story of Hollywood's Most Sensational Murder

By: Edmonds, Andy

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald & Co: 1989

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067157

ISBN: 0356178978

Condition: Very Good


No Hollywood murder has garnered more bizarre solutions and false information over the decades, and now the author finally unravels a case that has kept film buffs fascinated for fifty years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 288 pages a list of the films of Thelma Todd and Roland West plus an index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ginger, Loretta and Irene who?

By: Eells, George

Price: £32.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnams Sons: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067539

ISBN: 0399118225

Condition: Very Good


Reflections on the careers of six 1930's Hollywood actresses Ginger Rogers, Miriam Hopkins, Ruth Etting, Loretta Young, Kay Francis and Irene Bentley. Slightest foxing to page edges only else a clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 393 pages. Prompt dispatch, View more info

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Mae West : A Biography

By: Eells, George and Musgrove, Stanley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., William Morrow & Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067112

ISBN: 068800816X

Condition: Very Good


The first major biography of the household name, reveals the whole truth about the woman who single-mindedly nurtured her legend with every breath she drew. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 351pages including index. Number Line : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Rainbow : The Stormy Life of Judy Garland

Rainbow : The Stormy Life of Judy Garland

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1975

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067513

ISBN: 0718114396

Condition: Near Fine


The story behind the legend using interviews from many of those closest to Judy including her sister, family friends and Hollywood peronalities, also includes many previously unpublished photographs. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 255 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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No Bed of Roses (SIGNED COPY)

By: Fontaine, Joan

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067228

ISBN: 0491020163

Condition: Near Fine


The legendary Hollywood star tells her story for the first time, including the jealousy and rivalry with her actress sister Olivia de Havilland. Bright, square hardback which is SIGNED by the author to the illustrated ffep with the inscription ''For Brian - Roses to you ! Joan Fontaine''. Dustjacket remains unclipped - 319 pages including index. View more info

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Shirley MacLaine

By: Freedland, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050490

ISBN: 0491039026

Condition: Very Good


Draws on the stories from people on both sides of the Atlantic in completing a portrait of the actress that her own writings only hint at. .Faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 236 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

One Lifetime is Not Enough

By: Gabor, Zsa Zsa

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067124

ISBN: 0747205566

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the Hungarian born actress who became more famous for her nine marriages, and string of love affairs with some of Hollywood's sexiest men. First edition with complete number line. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 311 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 067124 View more info

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Tallulah : Biography of Tallulah Bankhead

By: Gill, Brendan

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067419

ISBN: 0718111206

Condition: Near Fine


The first full biographical study of Tallulah Bankhead, the international actress whose private life delighted the gossip columnists for over forty years. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some light sunning - 287 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Platinum Girl : The Life and Legends of Jean Harlow

Platinum Girl : The Life and Legends of Jean Harlow

By: Golden, Eve

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067422

ISBN: 1558592148

Condition: As New


Gift quality volume looking at the short life and career of the vulnerable, hard-working, and tremendously likeable woman who moulded herself into a remarkable actress. Bright, glossy copy in a dustjacket - 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info