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The Complete Kay Francis Career Record: All Film, Stage, Radio and Television Appearances
     

The Complete Kay Francis Career Record: All Film, Stage, Radio and Television Appearances

by Lynn Kear, James Robert Parish, John Rossman
 

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ISBN-10: 0786431989

ISBN-13: 9780786431984

Pub. Date: 02/13/2008

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

This book is the definitive guide to the film, stage, radio and television career of Kay Francis, one of the most glamorous stars from the golden age of Hollywood. For each film, the authors provide a thorough synopsis plus cast and crew information (including biographies), opening dates, production notes, behind-the-scenes details, and reviews. In addition,

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This book is the definitive guide to the film, stage, radio and television career of Kay Francis, one of the most glamorous stars from the golden age of Hollywood. For each film, the authors provide a thorough synopsis plus cast and crew information (including biographies), opening dates, production notes, behind-the-scenes details, and reviews. In addition, information is provided on her stage, radio, and television appearances, and a section is devoted to collecting Kay Francis memorabilia, including such items as cigarette cards, sheet music and soundtracks. Also covered is the stage and vaudeville career of Kay Francis’ mother, Katherine Clinton. A brief biography of Kay Francis is provided, along with an insightful foreword by film scholar James Robert Parish. Truly a treasure trove for Kay Francis fans and anyone interested in classic filmmaking in the 1930s and 1940s, the book includes more than 130 illustrations, many of them rare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786431984
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
02/13/2008
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Foreword by James Robert Parish 1

Preface 3

Biography 5

The Films of Kay Francis 17

Appendix A: Stage Appearances 205

Appendix B: Major Radio Appearances 222

Appendix C: Television Appearances 226

Appendix D: Selected Memorabilia 228

Appendix E: Residences 233

Appendix F : Katherine Clinton’s Stage Appearances 234

Appendix G: The Players 237

Notes 263

Bibliography 265

Index 273

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