Download e-book for iPad: Also Starring... Forty Biographical Essays on the Greatest by Sara Brideson,Cynthia Brideson

By Sara Brideson,Cynthia Brideson

ISBN-10: 1593932960

ISBN-13: 9781593932961

ISBN-10: 1629330256

ISBN-13: 9781629330259

you recognize Billie Burke used to be the great Witch within the Wizard of oz., yet do you know that she had a small zoo in her yard that integrated a toddler elephant and lion cubs? you recognize Claude Rains because the artful Louie in Casablanca, yet were you aware he begun existence with a debilitating speech obstacle? you recognize S.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall as Felix the jolly prepare dinner in Christmas in Connecticut, yet do you know he fled Germany after Hitler in my opinion attacked one in all his movies? during this booklet, readers will detect the unknown tales of Hollywood's maximum personality actors and meet the lads and girls in the back of the characters they performed onscreen. by using infrequent interviews and articles from dozens of files and autobiographical excerpts, this e-book offers an inside of look at those aiding stars' tales and indicates how style casting in such roles as flibbertigibbet matrons, wisecracking dames, or eccentric butlers can be a blessing and a curse of their own lives.

The publication comprises favorites reminiscent of Thelma Ritter, Eve Arden, and Charles Coburn in addition to stars who beame personality actors in later real looking Joan Blondell, Shelley Winters, and Claude Rains. additionally meet lesser identified actors who still have ordinary faces reminiscent of Roland younger (of "Topper" fame"), Elsa Lanchester (the Bride of Frankenstein), and Nineteen Forties deadpan singer Virginia O'Brien.

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