Books tagged: the golden age of hollywood movies

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The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol III, Jean Harlow
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jean Harlow was widely considered as the reigning sexpot of the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. She usually played the part either of a tough-talking moll or a prostitute and was every man’s fantasy date. The reality, however, was far different. She was largely indifferent to sex and her looks were actually nothing special. Her story is a sad one and her death was horrible beyond belief.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol IV, Mae West
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mae West was perhaps the most unique female actress of any age of films, in that she became the product of her mind’s eye. Neither the film studios she worked at nor her fans created her, Mae did that herself. In no single instance did an actress ever have such power. Mae established a persona of “forever sexy” but she did it solely with the illusion of being sexy.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VI, Errol Flynn
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Errol Flynn was literally born the star that he became. His entire life was one of a swashbuckling rogue who strode across life’s stage bigger than life and in the process reduced everyone else’s life to insignificance. As thrilling and exciting his swashbuckling movie roles were, his real life adventures frequently surpassed them.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VII, Clark Gable
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clark’s mother died insane when he was a year old and his father believed that brawn over brain was the only standard for measuring manhood. Clark dropped out at the age of 16 to support himself. When Clark developed an interest in the theater, his father belittled him as a sissy. However, despite all his setbacks, Clark pursued his dream and became the king of Hollywood’s romantic actors.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VIII, Lupe Velez
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lupe Velez was the poster child for “Hollywood Girls Go Wild” during the golden age of Hollywood moviemaking. She was renowned for her hair-trigger temper, uncontrollable violence, and erratic actions. She was known for throwing the wildest parties in Hollywood and loved to be the center of attention. She lived life her way and died in a way she thought that a star of her stature should.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies: Vol IX, Thelma Todd
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Thelma Todd’s movie career spanned only 12 years (1924-36), during which she was in 55 films. She was a contract player during her entire career and never came close to achieving stardom. Sad to say, however, that the subject which makes her a matter of interest is her death, as she was said by some to have been murdered on the orders of none other than Lucky Luciano.