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Dolores del Río : beauty in light and shade

Author: Linda B Hall
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dolores del Río's enormously successful career in Hollywood, in Mexico, and internationally illuminates issues of race, ethnicity, and gender through the lenses of beauty and celebrity. She and her husband left Mexico in 1925, as both their well-to-do families suffered from the economic downturn that followed the Mexican Revolution. Far from being stigmatized as a woman of color, this Mexican star was acknowledged  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Hall, Linda B. (Linda Biesele), 1939-
Dolores del Río
(DLC) 2012035992
(OCoLC)788269784
Named Person: Dolores Del Rio; Dolores Del Rio
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda B Hall
ISBN: 9780804786218 0804786216
OCLC Number: 818883155
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Biography) 2014
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Beauty, celebrity, and power in two cultures --
Mexican princess --
Hollywood baby beauty --
Unwelcome triangle --
Pushing the envelope --
Fame and its perils --
Second chance --
Affair --
Return --
Resurrection --
Diva --
Icon.
Responsibility: Linda B. Hall.

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