Books tagged: silent film actress

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Benevolent Siren: Remembering Louise Brooks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Louise Brooks endures as one of silent film's most charismatic and contemporary performers. Immortalized in Pandora's Box, she left a disinterested Hollywood to suffer years of hardship until finding a new career as an author. Later in life, an admiring 20-year old managed to pry a chink into the armor of the reclusive actress, establishing a friendship that revealed a hidden, gentler side.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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.
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.