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Reach for the Top

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Klappentext This first-ever, personal account of one of film's most controversial stars, clears up the many myths and misconceptio... Lire la suite
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Klappentext This first-ever, personal account of one of film's most controversial stars, clears up the many myths and misconceptions about his life, disclosing for the first time his real name. Packed with personal anecdotes, 23 black and white photographs, a filmography, and a detailed index, this book will fascinate film students, scholars, and enthusiasts. Zusammenfassung This first-ever, personal account of one of film's most controversial stars, clears up the many myths and misconceptions about his life, disclosing for the first time his real name. Packed with personal anecdotes, 23 black and white photographs, a filmography, and a detailed index, this book will fascinate film students, scholars, and enthusiasts.

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Anne Sinai is a writer and has co-authored books about the Middle East. She is the former editor of Middle East Review.



Contenu

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 1 A Lithuanian Childhood Chapter 3 2 Growing Up White in South Africa Chapter 4 3 The Youngest South African Soldier Chapter 5 4 The Scorned Alien Learns His Craft in England Chapter 6 5 Becoming Laurence Harvey: The First Films Chapter 7 6 A Biting Tongue, Adoring Fans, and Trips to Paris Chapter 8 7 Averting a Potential Scandal Chapter 9 8 Enter Hermione Baddeley, "A Rather Splendid Old Girl" Chapter 10 9 Enter James Woolf, and Fame, Fortune, and Friendship Chapter 11 10 Shakespeare and Margaret Leighton Chapter 12 11 Romeo and Juliet Chapter 13 12 Coming Home to Mother--Briefly Chapter 14 13 Marriage, but Not Togtherness Chapter 15 14 Room at the Top Brings International Stardom Chapter 16 15 The Alamo and Butterfield 8 Chapter 17 16 Scandal and Divorce Chapter 18 17 The Manchurian Candidate Chapter 19 18 "The Hottest Star in Town" Chapter 20 19 The Death of James Woolf--Enter Paulene Stone Chapter 21 20 Marriage to Joan Chapter 22 21 Promises to Paulene, Married to Joan Chapter 23 22 Aftermath Chapter 24 Laurence Harvey's Films Chapter 25 Bibliography Chapter 26 Index Chapter 27 About the Author

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Reach for the Top
Sous-titre: The Turbulent Life of Laurence Harvey
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Code EAN: 9780810859142
ISBN: 978-0-8108-5914-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Scarecrow Press
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 402
Poids: 510g
Taille: H207mm x B134mm x T27mm
Année: 2007

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