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Bette Davis

Author: David Thomson
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, Inc., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Bette Davis was the commanding figure of the great era of Hollywood stardom, with a drive and energy that put her contemporaries in the shade. She played queens, jezebels, and bitches; she could out-talk any male costar; she warred with her studio, Warner Bros., worked like a demon, got through four husbands, was nominated for seven Oscars, and--no matter what--never gave up fighting. This is her story.--Amazon.con.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Bette Davis; Bette Davis; Bette Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomson
ISBN: 9780865479319 0865479313
OCLC Number: 430054751
Notes: "Originally published in 2009 by Penguin Books, Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: David Thomson ; photo research by Lucy Gray.

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Bette Davis was the commanding figure of the great era of Hollywood stardom, with a drive and energy that put her contemporaries in the shade. She played queens, jezebels, and bitches; she could out-talk any male costar; she warred with her studio, Warner Bros., worked like a demon, got through four husbands, was nominated for seven Oscars, and--no matter what--never gave up fighting. This is her story.--Amazon.con.

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