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Claudette Colbert: She Walked in Beauty


A biography of the award-winning and versatile star of screen, stage, and television
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A biography of the award-winning and versatile star of screen, stage, and television
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604730876
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 7/31/2008
  • Series: Hollywood Legends Series
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 632,207
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Bernard F. Dick is professor of Communication and English at Fairleigh Dickinson University and is the author of Hal Wallis: Producer to the Stars; Engulfed: The Death of Paramount Pictures and the Birth of Corporate Hollywood; Forever Mame: The Life of Rosalind Russell (University Press of Mississippi); and other books.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Lily of Saint-Mande 1

Ch. 2 Becoming Claudette Colbert 15

Ch. 3 Commuting to Work 36

Ch. 4 "Ready When You Are, C. B." 58

Ch. 5 That Wonderful Year 77

Ch. 6 A Night to Remember 100

Ch. 7 The End of a Modern Marriage 109

Ch. 8 Life after Oscar 121

Ch. 9 Blaze of Noon 146

Ch. 10 Claudette and the "Good War" 167

Ch. 11 Slow Fade to Legend 179

Ch. 12 The Last Picture Shows 201

Ch. 13 The Long Voyage Home 215

Ch. 14 She's Back on Broadway 231

Ch. 15 The Stigma 247

Ch. 16 Slow Fade to Black 263

Ch. 17 Envoi 284

Broadway Plays 299

Major Radio Appearances 300

Major Television Appearances 302

Filmography 303

Source Notes 305

Index 319

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