January 13, 2018

Accustomed to Her Face: Thirty-Five Character Actresses of by Axel Nissen PDF

By Axel Nissen

Drawing on historic files and newspaper stories, this booklet offers a desirable portrait of a various crew of personality actresses who left their stamp on Hollywood from the early sound period in the course of the Sixties. The lives of 35 actresses are explored intimately. a few are frequent: Margaret Hamilton starred in dozens of movies sooner than and after her signature function because the depraved Witch in The Wizard of Oz; Una Merkel approximately died whilst her mom dedicated suicide in 1945. Others are approximately forgotten: Maude Eburne owed her occupation to a astonishing fall at the Broadway degree in 1914; Greta Meyer, who performed the critical German maid, got here to Hollywood after years in New York’s Yiddish theater—though she wasn’t Jewish.

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