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Evelyn Brent : the life and films of Hollywood's Lady Crook

Author: Lynn Kear; James King
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Evelyn Brent's life and career were going quite well in 1928. But by the end of that year Brent was headed for a quick, downward spiral ending in bankruptcy and occasional work as an extra. What happened is a complicated story laced with bad luck, poor decisions, and treachery detailed in the first and only full-length biography"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kear, Lynn.
Evelyn Brent.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009
(DLC) 2009023839
Named Person: Evelyn Brent; Evelyn Brent
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Kear; James King
ISBN: 9780786454686 0786454687
OCLC Number: 646854139
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Playing hookey --
Europe --
Hollywood --
Stardom --
A surprise marriage --
Life with Harry Edwards --
Financial disaster --
Vaudeville --
Finished --
A cult figure --
The films, 1914-1950.
Responsibility: Lynn Kear with James King ; foreword by Kevin Brownlow.

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Evelyn Brent's life and career were going quite well in 1928. She was happily living with writer Dorothy Herzog following her divorce from producer Bernard Fineman, and the tiny brunette had wowed  Read more...

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