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Deborah Kerr : a biography

Author: Michelangelo Capua
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. She projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at a passion and insecurity beneath the surface. Though she never won an Academy Award despite six nominations, Deborah Kerr received an honorary Oscar in 1994"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Deborah Kerr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Capua
ISBN: 9780786458820 0786458828
OCLC Number: 652743743
Description: viii, 216 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A lonely childhood --
Stage and screen debuts --
A time of love and war --
The dream factory --
Hollywood's most elegant redhead --
A turning point to eternity --
The King and I --
Bob, Cary & Niv --
Peter Viertel : a love affair to remember --
The sundowners --
Iguana --
Memorable years, not so memorable roles --
Stage comeback --
A gentle fadeout.
Responsibility: Michelangelo Capua.

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A biography of the Scottish actress who established her status in Hollywood with such roles as Anna Leonowens in The King and I, and the sexually frustrated Army wife in From Here to Eternity.  Read more...

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