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Jennifer Jones : the life and films

Author: Paul Green
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The distinguished film career of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jones (1919-2009) is thoroughly chronicled from her faltering start as Phylis Isley (her real name) at Republic Studios in 1939, to her re-invention as a major star by producer David O. Selznick, the actress' second husband. Each of her 24 films is discussed in depth"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Jennifer Jones; Jennifer (Schauspielerin) Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Green
ISBN: 9780786460410 0786460415
OCLC Number: 689522310
Description: viii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Oklahoma to Hollywood --
Republic Pictures --
Return to New York City --
The song of Bernadette --
Since you went away --
Love letters --
Cluny Brown --
Duel in the sun --
Portrait of Jennie --
We were strangers --
Madame Bovary --
Gone to earth --
Carrie --
Ruby Gentry --
Stazione termini aka Indiscretion of an American wife --
Beat the devil --
Love is a many splendored thing --
Good morning, Miss Dove --
The man in the gray flannel suit --
The Barretts of Wimpole Street --
A farewell to arms --
Tender is the night --
The idol --
Angel, angel, down we go --
The towering inferno --
Life after film --
The plays of Jennifer jones --
Jennifer Jones on radio --
The films that got away --
Reluctant sex symbol.
Responsibility: Paul Green ; foreword by Robert Osborne.

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"The distinguished film career of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jones (1919-2009) is thoroughly chronicled from her faltering start as Phylis Isley (her real name) at Republic Studios in 1939, to her re-invention as a major star by producer David O. Selznick, the actress' second husband. Each of her 24 films is discussed in depth"--Provided by publisher.

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