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The Bennetts : an acting family

Author: Brian Kellow
Publisher: Lexington, Ky : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bennetts: An Acting Family is a chronicle of one of the royal families of stage and screen. The saga begins with Richard Bennett, a small-town Indiana roughneck who grew up to be one of the bright lights of the New York stage during the early twentieth century. In time, however, Richard's fame was eclipsed by that of his daughters, Constance and Joan, who went to Hollywood in the 1920s and found major success  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kellow, Brian.
Bennetts.
Lexington, Ky : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004
(DLC) 2004020805
(OCoLC)56482237
Named Person: Richard Bennett; Constance Bennett; Joan Bennett; Barbara Bennett; Barbara Bennett; Constance Bennett; Joan Bennett; Richard Bennett; Constance Bennett; Joan Bennett, Schauspielerin.; Richard Bennett, Schauspieler.; Barbara Bennett, Schauspielerin.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Kellow
ISBN: 081317192X 9780813171920 9780813138183 0813138183 1283232952 9781283232951 9786613232953 6613232955
OCLC Number: 67555529
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 530 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: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1. 1870-1900; 2. 1900-1904; 3. 1904-1914; 4. 1914-1920; 5. 1920-1924; 6. 1925-1927; 7. 1927-1929; 8. 1929-1930; 9. 1930-1931; 10. 1931-1932; 11. 1933-1935; Photo Insert 1; 12. 1934-1937; 13. 1937-1940; 14. 1941-1943; 15. 1944; 16. 1945-1947; 17. 1948; 18. 1949-1950; 19. 1951-1952; 20. 1953-1958; Photo Insert 2; 21. 1959-1965; 22. 1966-1971; 23. 1972-1990; Feature Films; Selected Television Appearances; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
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In 1943, Constance became entangled in a highly publicized court battle with the family of her millionaire ex-husband, and in 1951, Joan's husband, producer Walter Wanger, shot her lover in broad  Read more...

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