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Not the girl next door : Joan Crawford, a personal biography

Author: Charlotte Chandler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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In this new biography, Chandler draws on exclusive and remarkably candid interviews with Crawford herself and with others who knew her, including first husband Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. As a result, this biography is a brand-new look at one of Hollywood's most acclaimed stars. Although her adopted daughter Christina would publish the scathing memoir Mommie Dearest after Crawford's death, Chandler offers a contrasting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Joan Crawford; Joan Crawford
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Chandler
ISBN: 9781416547518 1416547517
OCLC Number: 166273792
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 316 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Dancing daughter (1908-1924) --
Starlet by starlight (1925-1926) --
Douglas and Pickfair (1927-1929) --
M-G-M star (1930-1933) --
M-G-M superstar (1934-1944) --
The early Warner years (1945-1948) --
The later Warner years (1949-1951) --
The Pepsi generation (1952-1960) --
Joan alone (1961-1970) --
Goodbye, world (1971-1977) --
"Mommie wasn't a movie star in our house" a postscript.
Responsibility: Charlotte Chandler.
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A revealing new portrait of Joan Crawford, much of it in the screen legends own words, from the acclaimed biographer of Bette Davis, Alfred Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman, Federico Fellini, and Groucho  Read more...

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