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Agnes Moorehead
     

Agnes Moorehead

by Lynn Kear
 

This bio-bibliography provides an overview of the life and career of the noted actress Agnes Moorehead. A brief biography discusses her midwestern upbringing as well as her academic background and early struggles in establishing her career. The biography also discusses Moorehead's later career successes in addition to her professional and personal relationships.

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This bio-bibliography provides an overview of the life and career of the noted actress Agnes Moorehead. A brief biography discusses her midwestern upbringing as well as her academic background and early struggles in establishing her career. The biography also discusses Moorehead's later career successes in addition to her professional and personal relationships. The largest portion of the book is devoted to detailed listings of her work in film, television, radio and theatre. In many cases, these listings include synopses, cast listings and credits, review excerpts, and other information.

Her most celebrated appearances are described and discussed at length. These appearances include the films, Citizen Kane and Magnificent Ambersons; television programs, The Twilight Zone, The Wild, Wild West, and Bewitched; radio shows The March of Time, The Shadow, and Sorry, Wrong Number; and her one-woman stage production as well as her work in Don Juan in Hell. This work is a valuable addition to the performing arts series.

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A detailed listing of the work of American actress Moorehead (1900-74) in film, television, radio, and theater. Includes synopses, cast and credits, review excerpts, and other information. A brief biography traces her midwestern upbringing, academic background, and career. Indexed by name and title. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313281556
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/24/1992
Series:
Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts Series , #36
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Kear is a part-time instructor of speech and English, a freelance screenwriter, and playwright. She received a PhD.in Communicative Arts Education from Georgia State University.

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