William Holden: A Biography

William Holden: A Biography

by Michelangelo Capua

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786444403
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/09/2009
Pages: 211
Sales rank: 509,348
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michelangelo Capua is the author of several McFarland biographies of Hollywood film stars. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1

Introduction 3



1. Wild Boy 5

2. Golden Boy 15

3. Love and War 29

4. Smiling Jim 40

5. Sunset Blvd. 50

6. Hollywood Babylon 62

7. Audrey and Grace 77

8. Golden Holden 88

9. The Reluctant Hero 98

10. World Citizen 111

11. Booze and Tragedy 122

12. The Wild Bunch 135

13. A New Kind of Love 147

14. Lousy Fadeout 158



Filmography 167

Documentaries, Television Films and Appearances, Radio Programs, and Music and Soundtracks 181

Chapter Notes 185

Bibliography 191

Index 197

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William Holden 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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LynnLee More than 1 year ago
I felt that this book was very stimulating,and poignant,and adventurous,especiall what William Holden has gone through in his illustrious career.His life growing up was very interesting as well.The photos are very good,and this book is well worth reading if you are interested in William Holden,and how Hollywood works.I felt also this is a very inspiring book;how if one is strong,one can accomplish a great deal in life,like William Holden had.And to keep secure in yourself,and do not let the forces of alcohol,which is what destroyed William Holden,s life,not let this happen to you!A very well documented book;I congratulate the author on his authenticity;very precise indeed!