"Bare Knees" Flapper: The Life and Films of Virginia Lee Corbin

by Tim Lussier


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ISBN-13: 9781476675688
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/11/2018
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Retired school public relations officer Tim Lussier has had a 45-year passion for silent films. His website, SilentsAre Golden.com, has been one of the most popular silent movie sites on the Internet for the past 20 years. He lives in Whispering Pines, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Kevin Brownlow 1

Preface 3

 1—Looking Back 7

 2—From Prescott to Hollywood 9

 3—The Road to Stardom 20

 4—A Regular ­Tear-Shedder 25

 5—The Most Consummate Little Actors in the World 35

 6—Emotional Star 40

 7—The Magic of Aladdin 46

 8—Fairy Tales, Fox and Friction 51

 9—New Star in a New Year 57

10—The Cowboy and the Last Fairy Tale 62

11—From Star to Supporting Roles 69

12—Vaudeville Lights 73

13—Back to Hollywood 79

14—One of the Few to Survive 84

15—A Former Child Star Grows Up 92

16—The Elusive Peter Pan 101

17—Court, WAMPAS and Good Reviews 116

18—Lost Opportunities 132

19—Court, Crooks, Cars and Cafes 143

20—Insanity 151

21—Moving On 155

22—Talkies and Troubles 165

23—Enter Teddy 171

24—But It’s Work 176

25—Children, Divorce and Renewed Hopes 183

26—Once They Were Great 188

Filmography 195

Chapter Notes 199

Bibliography 205

Index 207

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