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Hollywood enigma : Dana Andrews

Author: Carl E Rollyson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2012.
Series: Hollywood legends series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The complete story of a great actor, his difficult struggle to overcome alcoholism while enjoying the accolades of his contemporaries, a successful term as president of the Screen Actors Guild, and the love of family and friends that never deserted him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dana Andrews; Dana Andrews; Dana Andrews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl E Rollyson
ISBN: 9781604735673 1604735678 9781617036484 161703648X
OCLC Number: 769010967
Description: xi, 314 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Don't miss --
The patriarch (1881 1924) --
"Go Hollywood, young man!" (1924-29) --
To be an actor (1929-32) --
"Mediocrity is not my lot" (1932-35) --
Holding on (1935-36) --
Pasadena (1936-38) --
Goldwyn (1938-41) --
Fox (1941-44) --
Laura (1944) --
Stardom (1944-45) --
The best years of our lives (1946) --
The name above the title (1947) --
"What is this thing I do to women?" (1947-50) --
Hollywood fights back (1947-57) --
Period of adjustment (1950-53) --
Home and abroad: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953-57) --
Sobriety (1958-64) --
Ruin and recovery (1964-72) --
Curtain call (1972-92).
Series Title: Hollywood legends series.
Responsibility: Carl Rollyson.


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