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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck v.1 ; Steel-True 1907-1940 / Victoria Wilson.

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  • ISBN: 9780684831688 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: x, 1044 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Fifteen years in the making, the first volume of the astonishing life of one of our greatest screen actresses whose career in pictures spanned four decades beginning with the coming of sound--the first to delve deeply into Stanwyck's rich, complex life and to explore her extraordinary range of eighty-eight motion pictures, many of them iconic; her work, her world, her Hollywood through an American century. Frank Capra called her, "The greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Yet she was one of its most natural, timeless, and underrated stars.
Subject: Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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