Books tagged: french actresses

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Marthe Regnier French Star of Mayerling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Marthe Regnier led a secret life in addition to having a very public career as an actress. She traveled to South America with her diplomat husband Murellini. I have a personally autographed photo of Regnier from Buenos Aires. Caught up in intrigue she carried a toxin to kill animals destined for service to the Allied cause in World War I. Marthe was the paramour of one of the Kaiser's officers.
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marie Prevost rose from a bit player in a mob scene in a Mack Sennett produced comedy to become the lead actress of numerous silent films from the mid to late 1920s. My research has uncovered facts from ancestry records and newspaper clippings that fill in the blanks of many events in her short life. Tragically Marie's decline was a precipitous one, which ruined her health and left her dead at 38.
Confessions of a Journeyman Typesetter
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Author, printer, and libertine Rétif de la Bretonne ("the French pornographer") was among the most eccentric public figures of eighteenth-century France. Gérard de Nerval, drawn to such eccentrics, examines the life of the extraordinary man whose work the 1911 Britannica deems "unfit for general perusal."