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From Frank Tuttle, the director of Kid Boots, The Studio Murder Mystery, True to the Navy, Roman Scandals, College Holiday, and This Gun for Hire, comes a candid and lively backstage tour of the film industry from the 1920s through the 1950s. With a cast of characters that includes Jean Arthur, Mary Astor, Mischa Auer, William Bendix, Joan Blondell, Clara Bow, Evelyn Brent, Louise Brooks, Eddie Cantor, Dane Clark, Bing Crosby, Bebe Daniels, William Demarest, Dick Foran, Mitzi Green, Glen Hunter, Victor Jory, Otto...
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From Frank Tuttle, the director of Kid Boots, The Studio Murder Mystery, True to the Navy, Roman Scandals, College Holiday, and This Gun for Hire, comes a candid and lively backstage tour of the film industry from the 1920s through the 1950s. With a cast of characters that includes Jean Arthur, Mary Astor, Mischa Auer, William Bendix, Joan Blondell, Clara Bow, Evelyn Brent, Louise Brooks, Eddie Cantor, Dane Clark, Bing Crosby, Bebe Daniels, William Demarest, Dick Foran, Mitzi Green, Glen Hunter, Victor Jory, Otto Kruger, Alan Ladd, Angela Lansbury, Veronica Lake, Charlie McCarthy, Fredric March, Thomas Meighan, George Montgomery, Adolphe Monjou, Osgood Perkins, William Powell, Robert Preston, Edward G. Robinson, Charlie Ruggles, Simone Signoret, Phil Silvers, Gloria Swanson, and Monty Wooley, They Started Talking is an affectionate Who's Who of the leading supporting players of Hollywood's golden age. In addition, published for the first time, are rare letters from film directors George Cukor, José Ferrer, Elia Kazan, Stanley Kramer, George Stevens, Norman Taurog, and William Wyler.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781593930271
  • Publisher: BearManor Media
  • Publication date: 1/5/2004
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

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  • Posted February 3, 2012

    A must for every collection

    For major film buffs, this is the book to have. It covers the motion picture industry from the 1920s to the 1950s. It's a biography of dozens of celebrities and personal letters as well. It's eye-opening and educational.

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