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Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost takes a look back at the life and work of a beautiful, talented, yet ill-fated actress, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars of the 1920s.
Eavesdropping: Loretta Young talks about her Movie Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In Behind the Door: the Real Life of Loretta Young, I delved into a select few of Loretta Young’s ninety-eight films. Yet, in our 1990 interviews Loretta and I discussed ninety-one of them, leaving much material behind. She discussed the actors, the directors, the producers, the clothes. What she learned about acting, her innumerable “crushes” on her leading men, her reputation as being difficult.
One Step At A Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Emma leaves London in 1920 looking for a new life in Australia and through adversity finds a future and a love vastly different from what she expected.
Tomorrow's Tide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,910. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An abandoned baby leads a teenage girl to a brilliant career. In 1910 young teenager Jennifer Owen discovers an abandoned baby in a field, wrapped up with a penny for luck. Years later, with the help of society hostess Millicent Colston-Smart, she decides to track the child down. The trail (and that exact penny) leads to some startling discoveries for all concerned.
Bungalow Heaven
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A story of murder, betrayal, and the ghosts of Hollywood past.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hollywood, today and during the 1930's, is the setting for this intriguing tale of an unknown writer, and a world-famous film artist who died over 20 years ago. The project becomes a conflict of loyalties, as the writer finds himself torn between his drive to succeed and his desire to protect Charlie Chaplin. Enter Charlie, now confronting the man whose job it is to discredit his legacy.