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Title:
Susan Hayward : her films and life
Author:
Holston, Kim R., 1948-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780786413621
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN2287.H378 H65 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

This biography of one of Hollywood's leading ladies of the 1940s and 1950s covers her childhood, school years, early modelling career, development as an actress, and breakthrough into the movie business. It documents her personal life, including her marriages and attempted suicide, her appearance on the arm of Charlton Heston at the 1974 Academy Awards, and her death the following year at 56.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Brooklynp. 5
Chapter 2 Hollywood or Bustp. 9
Chapter 3 Star Billing and Recognitionp. 44
Chapter 4 Star and Superstarp. 62
Chapter 5 Personal Problems, Professional Triumphsp. 109
Chapter 6 Better Than the Materialp. 136
Chapter 7 Bowing Outp. 165
Appendix Chronologyp. 175
Filmographyp. 179
Notesp. 201
Bibliographyp. 225
Indexp. 237

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