King Baggot: A Biography and Filmography of the First King of the Movies

King Baggot: A Biography and Filmography of the First King of the Movies

by Sally A. Dumaux

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786444960
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/13/2010
Series: Performing Arts/Film
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

The late Sally A. Dumaux was a special collections librarian. She lived in Glendale, California.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments vii

Preface 1

Prologue: Welcome Home 5



1 St. Louis: The Beginnings 7

2 Curtain Calls 10

3 New Directions 13

4 IMP’s First Year 17

5 The Stars Are Coming 21

6 Union Station, St. Louis 25

7 IMP: Growing, Growing, Growing 28

8 Cuba 32

9 Home Again 40

10 A Star at Last 45

11 The Screen Club and Wedding Bells 51

12 Higher and Higher 56

13 Assault on England 60

14 On to Paris 65

15 Triumphant Return 70

16 The Good Life 74

17 Fame and Change 81

18 The Parade Moves On 89

19 Cast Adrift 95

20 New Hope 99

21 A Slippery Slope 104

22 Troubled Times 109

23 California, Here I Am 112

24 Crossroads 119

25 Settling Down in Hollywood 126

26 Ups and Downs 132

27 Winds of Change 138

28 Tumbling Around 144

29 Trouble Ahead 149

30 Beginning of the End 155

31 The End of an Era 159

32 The Last Days 165


Coda 173

Filmography 175

Appendix 261

Notes 263

Bibliography 275

Index 279

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