Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography (Hardcover)

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" Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography explores the life and career of one of Hollywood's great dames. She was a leading film personality for more than fifty years, from her beginnings as a dancer in silent films of the 1920s, to her portrayals of working-class shop girls in the Depression thirties, to her Oscar-winning performances in classic films such as Mildred Pierce . Crawford's legacy has become somewhat tarnished in the wake of her daughter Christina's memoir, Mommie Dearest, which tu.

About the Author

Lawrence J. Quirk (1923-2014) was the author of many books on film, including Bob Hope: The Road Well-Traveled.William Schoell is the author of several entertainment-related books, including Martini Man: The Life of Dean Martin.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813122540
ISBN-10: 0813122546
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: September 30th, 2002
Pages: 344
Language: English