Saint Frances of Hollywood / Edition 1

Saint Frances of Hollywood / Edition 1

by Sally Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0889223661

ISBN-13: 9780889223660

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Talonbooks, Limited


Her star rising as a Hollywood diva, Frances Farmer chooses to join the socialist Group Theatre in New York. This idealistic, raucous and non-conforming movie star, pursued by the government for her alleged communist connections, was finally incarcerated with the help of her mother at Steilacoom, a Seattle psychiatric hospital, where she was lobotomized and

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Her star rising as a Hollywood diva, Frances Farmer chooses to join the socialist Group Theatre in New York. This idealistic, raucous and non-conforming movie star, pursued by the government for her alleged communist connections, was finally incarcerated with the help of her mother at Steilacoom, a Seattle psychiatric hospital, where she was lobotomized and released as “cured” in 1949. Saint Frances of Hollywood has taken the biographical details of Frances Farmer’s life and transformed them into a mesmerizing and quintessential classical tragedy.

Cast of 4 women and 4 men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889223660
Publisher:
Talonbooks, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.54(d)

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