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Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood sign suicide : a biography

Author: James Zeruk, Jr.
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book details her childhood, stage and film career, marriage and divorce, and suicide and status today. Extensively researched and written, this work includes excerpts from interviews with Peg Entwistle's brother Milton and her cousin Helen Reid, both of whom recalled much of Peg's years living in Hollywood, her career and private life, and her final weeks"--
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Biography
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Zeruk, James, Jr., 1961-
Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood sign suicide
(DLC) 2013038298
(OCoLC)837959214
Named Person: Peg Entwistle; Peg Entwistle; Peg Entwistle
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Zeruk, Jr.
ISBN: 9781476612195 1476612196
OCLC Number: 861199938
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Eve Golden; Preface; Introduction; Prologue; Act I; 1. The Curtain Rises; 2. Peg O' Peg's Heart; 3. Hollywoodland; Act II; 4. The Stage Is Set; 5. The Work Begins; 6. As Broadway Nears; 7. At Last!; 8. Tommy; 9. Little White Lies on the Great White Way; 10. Between Curtains; 11. The Guild; 12. The Show Must Go On; 13. Elementary, My Dear Entwistle!; 14. Flops, Flappers, Folly and Fun; Act III; 15. Give My Regards to Broadway; 16. Mad Hope; 17. Thirteen Women; 18. Cameras and Clapboards, Take One; 19. Cameras and Clapboards, Take Two. 20. The Love That Dared Not Speak Peg's Name21. 24 Years 7 Months 12 Days; 22. Why?; 23. Setting Some Things Straight; 24. The Curtain Lowers; Peg Entwistle Career Résumé; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: James Zeruk, Jr. ; foreword by Eve Golden.

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"This book details her childhood, stage and film career, marriage and divorce, and suicide and status today. Extensively researched and written, this work includes excerpts from interviews with Peg Entwistle's brother Milton and her cousin Helen Reid, both of whom recalled much of Peg's years living in Hollywood, her career and private life, and her final weeks"--

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"very impressive...a compelling story that is a must for anyone interested in cinema's rich history"--Examiner.com; "For the first time, author James Zeruk reveals the rich, true life story of Read more...

 
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