The Stars of Hollywood Remembered: Career Biographies of 82 Actors and Actresses of the Golden Era, 1920s-1950s

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Don Ameche, Eve Arden, George Burns, Bette Davis, Greer Garson, Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, George Raft, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Orson Welles, Cornel Wilde—these are among the stars who graced the silver screen in Hollywood’s Golden Age. Biographies and filmographies of these actors and actresses and 70 others who had passed from the scene by September 1996 are presented in this reference work. The biographical section focuses on how they came to be involved with whom they shared the screen. The ...
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Overview

Don Ameche, Eve Arden, George Burns, Bette Davis, Greer Garson, Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, George Raft, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Orson Welles, Cornel Wilde—these are among the stars who graced the silver screen in Hollywood’s Golden Age. Biographies and filmographies of these actors and actresses and 70 others who had passed from the scene by September 1996 are presented in this reference work. The biographical section focuses on how they came to be involved with whom they shared the screen. The filmography lists all the films in which they appeared, along with the studio and the year of release.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786402946
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/1997
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

The late J.G. Ellrod lived in North Miami, Florida.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviation Key
Brian Aherne 1
Don Ameche 3
Eve Arden 5
Jean Arthur 7
Lucille Ball 9
Anne Baxter 12
Ralph Bellamy 14
Joan Bennett 17
Joan Blondell 19
Virginia Bruce 21
Yul Brynner 23
George Burns 26
Richard Burton 28
Maurice Chevalier 30
Claudette Colbert 32
Joseph Cotten 36
Broderick Crawford 38
Robert Cummings 41
Bette Davis 43
Sammy Davis, Jr. 46
Delores Del Rio 47
Marlene Dietrich 50
Irene Dunne 52
Madge Evans 54
Greta Garbo 56
Ava Gardner 58
Greer Garson 60
Lillian Gish 63
Jackie Gleason 65
Paulette Goddard 68
Rex Harrison 70
Helen Hayes 73
Louis Hayward 75
Audrey Hepburn 77
William Holden 79
Rock Hudson 81
Danny Kaye 83
Ruby Keeler 85
Gene Kelly 87
Patsy Kelly 90
Veronica Lake 92
Dorothy Lamour 94
Burt Lancaster 96
Myrna Loy 98
Ida Lupino 101
Joel McCrea 103
Fred MacMurray 106
Steve McQueen 109
Marjorie Main 111
Dean Martin 113
Mary Martin 115
Lee Marvin 117
James Mason 119
Ethel Merman 122
Ray Milland 124
David Niven 127
Jack Oakie 130
Pat O'Brien 132
Laurence Olivier 134
Geraldine Page 137
Lilli Palmer 138
John Payne 141
Walter Pidgeon 143
Robert Preston 145
Vincent Price 147
George Raft 150
Martha Raye 152
Lee Remick 155
Paul Robeson 157
Ginger Rogers 159
Robert Ryan 162
George Sanders 165
Simone Signoret 168
Barbara Stanwyck 170
Jessica Tandy 174
Gene Tierney 175
Lana Turner 177
Vera-Ellen 181
Johnson Weissmuller 182
Orson Welles 185
Cornel Wilde 188
Natalie Wood 190
Index 193
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