Books tagged: 1950s60s

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The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
For Having Offended Thee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Echoing the international "dolce vita" scandals of mid-20th century, the novel follows New York socialite Kirsten de Furia's flight from celebrated American husband and brilliant son to the arms of famous Italian artist in Tuscany. The center of numerous, colorful, creative family members and friends, Kirsten's betrayals and ultimate search for reconciliation leaves no one unscathed.