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Saint Frances of Hollywood : a play in two acts

Author: Sally Clark
Publisher: Burnaby, B.C. : Talonbooks, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Her star rising as a Hollywood diva, Frances Farmer chooses to join the socialist Group Theatre in New York. This idealistic, raucous and non-conforming movie star, pursued by the Government for her alleged communist connections, was finally incarcerated with the help of her mother at Steilacoom, a Seattle psychiatric hospital, where she was lobotomized and released as "cured" in 1949. Saint Frances of Hollywood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Francis Farmer; Frances Farmer; Frances Farmer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Clark
ISBN: 0889223661 9780889223660
OCLC Number: 35969572
Description: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Sally Clark.

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"Her star rising as a Hollywood diva, Frances Farmer chooses to join the socialist Group Theatre in New York. This idealistic, raucous and non-conforming movie star, pursued by the Government for her alleged communist connections, was finally incarcerated with the help of her mother at Steilacoom, a Seattle psychiatric hospital, where she was lobotomized and released as "cured" in 1949. Saint Frances of Hollywood has taken the biographical details of Frances Farmer's life and transformed them into a mesmerizing and quintessential classic tragedy."--BOOK JACKET.

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