Books tagged: hollywood actress

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Misfit
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Plays » Gay & Lesbian
Misfit is a short play based entirely on a letter written by Marilyn Monroe after her stay at Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic. The piece features great monologues for female actors.
Hollywood in Winter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Imelda London was the greatest rising star of her day in the heart of the golden age of Hollywood but by the end of her brief run she became a virtual unknown. Her reputation for fast living helped overshadow the secrets she tried to keep meticulously hidden from the public eye. Her life was remembered as short and self-indulgent but she left an indelible mark on the lives of those who knew her.
Marilyn Monroe New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marilyn came east in 1954 to film The Seven Year Itch. She was soon suspended by 20th Century Fox and spent much of her time in New York City from 1954-1956. She formally declared her career independence at a party given by her lawyer in New York City. Among the attendees were Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis and Marlene Dietrich. Midway in her NYC period she wed playwright Arthur Miller in White Plains.
The Rise & Fall of Marilyn Monroe
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Haldolen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Discover the facts behind Marilyn Monroe's rise to fame and her ultimate fall.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Was Jean Spangler Murdered By The Mafia?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Jean Spangler associated with gamblers who frequented Las Vegas and Palm Springs. Her mob acquaintances worked for gangster Mickey Cohen who ran a haberdashery on the Sunset Strip. Actor Kirk Douglas was a young movie star when Spangler disappeared in October 1949. My book looks at the still missing persons case of a Hollywood television and film actress who was just starting her career.
A Killer in Kilauea
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kilauea is a sleepy town on the northeastern shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua'i. The beauty of the area attracts tourists and celebrities, many of whom enjoy a second home there. When an international starlet turns up dead in Kilauea, the pressure is on the local police chief to solve the mystery of who committed the murder before being forced to turn over the case to a larger department.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Loma River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Former Hollywood star, Lorna La Riviere, returns to the small town of her childhood, seeking information about her unknown mother. Meanwhile, ninety-eight year old Annie, who could answer all her questions, is finally being interviewed by her historian great-niece Hilda. Documents surface, memories are rekindled, and paths converge. But will Lorna, and Hilda, be able to handle what they learn?