Ladies of the Western: Interviews with Fifty-One More Actresses from the Silent Era to the Television Westerns of the 1950s and 1960s

Ladies of the Western: Interviews with Fifty-One More Actresses from the Silent Era to the Television Westerns of the 1950s and 1960s

by Michael G. Fitzgerald, Boyd Magers
     
 

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This is a sequel to a previous book by Fitzgerald and Magers, Westerns Women: Interviews with Fifty Leading Ladies of Movie and Television Westerns from the 1930s to the 1960s (McFarland, 1999). In this new text, they explore the careers and challenges faced by an additional 51 actresses from B-westerns, A-westerns and television westerns. Included are the

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This is a sequel to a previous book by Fitzgerald and Magers, Westerns Women: Interviews with Fifty Leading Ladies of Movie and Television Westerns from the 1930s to the 1960s (McFarland, 1999). In this new text, they explore the careers and challenges faced by an additional 51 actresses from B-westerns, A-westerns and television westerns. Included are the stories of many of the better-known leading ladies, and those of some lesser-known actresses with interesting stories to share. In addition to the text, each entry includes several b&w photos and a filmography of the actress. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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highly recommended...great fun...with their unparalleled knowledge of the western film, the authors manages to extract some terrific stories out of these gals...valuable tidbits about Hollywood in general
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786426560
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
02/02/2006
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

The late Michael G. Fitzgerald was an accountant and the organizer of the annual Universal Players Reunion. He lived in El Dorado, Arkansas. Boyd Magers, president of Video West, has contributed to scores of magazines and several television documentaries. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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