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Hollywood Madonna : Loretta Young

Author: Bernard F Dick
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
Series: Hollywood legends series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Loretta Young (1913-2000) was an Academy Award-winning actress known for devout Catholicism and her performances in The Farmer's Daughter, The Bishop's Wife, and Come to the Stable, and for her long-running and tremendously popular television series. But that was not the whole story.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Loretta Young; Loretta Young; Loretta Young
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard F Dick
ISBN: 9781617030796 1617030791 9781617030802 1617030805
OCLC Number: 695560169
Description: xii, 269 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life without father --
Creation of Loretta Young --
Loretta talks! --
Sacrificial wives, shop girls, and proud proletarians --
Loaned out --
Last days at Warner's --
Darryl Zanuck's costume queen --
Men in her life --
Heeding the call of the wild --
Great lie --
Return from the ashes --
Addio, Darryl --
Price of freedom --
Loretta goes to war --
"Age cannot wither"(but Hollywood can) --
Thrice blessed: a reunion, a replacement, and an Oscar --
Return to Fox and Zanuck --
Slow fade to small screen --
Radio days --
Another medium, another conquest --
Road to retirement --
New life --
Last reel.
Series Title: Hollywood legends series.
Responsibility: Bernard F. Dick.


Explores the full saga of Loretta Young's professional and personal life. She made her film debut at age four, became a star at fifteen, and many awards and accolades later, made her final television  Read more...
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