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Kay Francis : A Passionate Life and Career.

Author: Lynn Kear; John Rossman
Publisher: Jefferson NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2006. ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recommend[ed]...well written"--Classic Images; "one of the most complete and interesting biographies"--Femme Fatales; "considerable detail...fascinating"--The Slide Area. Francis's biography is the heart of this book, beginning with her family background and her upbringing by a vaudevillian actress mother. The story of her extensive career and never-ending romantic pursuits is peppered with comments from the media  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Kear, Lynn
Kay Francis : A Passionate Life and Career
Jefferson NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,c2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Kear; John Rossman
ISBN: 9780786454990 0786454997
OCLC Number: 1097138119
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Acknowledgments --
Contents --
Preface --
1. The Michigan Playboy and the Actress, 1905-1908 --
2. Kay Comes of Age, 1909-1921 --
3. Her Most Wonderful Years, 1922-1925 --
4. Kay Goes Wild, 1925-1927 --
5. The Big Break, 1928-1929 --
6. "Overnight" Success, 1929-1930 --
7. Trouble in Paradise, 1931-1932 --
8. Merrily We Roll Along, 1933-1935 --
9. Disillusionment, 1936-1937 --
10. The Actress and the Spy, 1937-1940 --
11. Four Jills in a Jeep, 1941-1943 --
12. Goodbye Hollywood, Hello Broadway, 1944-1946 --
13. Disaster, 1947-1949 --
14. The Comeback, 1949-1955 --
15. I Used to Be Kay Francis, 1955-1968 --
Chronology --
Filmography --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.

Abstract:

"Recommend[ed]...well written"--Classic Images; "one of the most complete and interesting biographies"--Femme Fatales; "considerable detail...fascinating"--The Slide Area. Francis's biography is the heart of this book, beginning with her family background and her upbringing by a vaudevillian actress mother. The story of her extensive career and never-ending romantic pursuits is peppered with comments from the media and her own diaries, and supplemented with ample photographs. A chronology gives dates of theater openings, film releases, marriages, television and radio appearances, births and deaths.

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