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Olive Thomas : the life and death of a silent film beauty

Author: Michelle Vogel
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Olive Thomas was one of Hollywood's first true movie stars. She landed a job as one of Ziegfeld's famous "Follies" girls. This biography begins with Olive's birth, follows her trip to stardom, and covers in detail the circumstances surrounding her mysterious death at age 25. Rare and beautiful photographs and a complete filmography are included"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vogel, Michelle, 1972-
Olive Thomas.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(DLC) 2007001155
(OCoLC)78071965
Named Person: Olive Thomas; Olive Thomas; Olive Thomas; Olive Thomas
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Vogel
ISBN: 9780786455331 0786455330 9780786455263 0786455268
OCLC Number: 608415736
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 203 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Prologue; 1-Rags to Riches; 2-Follies and Frolics and Film ... Oh My!; 3-Jack and Ollie; 4-Selznick Pictures; 5-Paris; 6-The Investigation; 7-What Jack Told Mary ... ; 8-A Broken Man and His Women; 9-Memories of a Lost Love; 10-Ghostly Encounters; Epilogue; Stage and Film Appearances; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Michelle Vogel.
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Olive Thomas was one of Hollywood's first true movie stars. Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, in 1894, she moved to New York at age sixteen and began to pursue an acting career. This biography begins  Read more...

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"full of beautiful photography and rare candids...this is the perfect tribute to a woman that many have long forgotten"--The Midnight Palace.

 
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