The Resource I loved her in the movies : memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses, Robert Wagner ; with Scott Eyman

I loved her in the movies : memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses, Robert Wagner ; with Scott Eyman

Label
I loved her in the movies : memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses
Title
I loved her in the movies
Title remainder
memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses
Statement of responsibility
Robert Wagner ; with Scott Eyman
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Language
eng
Summary
Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner's memoir of the great women movie stars he has known.In a career that has spanned more than sixty years Robert Wagner has witnessed the twilight of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the rise of television, becoming a beloved star in both media. During that time he became acquainted, both professionally and socially, with the remarkable women who were the greatest screen personalities of their day. I Loved Her in the Movies is his intimate and revealing account of the charisma of these women on film, why they became stars, and how their specific emotional and dramatic chemistries affected the choices they made as actresses as well as the choices they made as women. Among Wagner's subjects are Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Swanson, Norma Shearer, Loretta Young, Joan Blondell, Irene Dunne, Rosalind Russell, Dorothy Lamour, Debra Paget, Jean Peters, Linda Darnell, Betty Hutton, Raquel Welch, Glenn Close, and the two actresses whom he ultimately married, Natalie Wood and Jill St. John. In addition to offering perceptive commentary on these women, Wagner also examines topics such as the strange alchemy of the camera-how it can transform the attractive into the stunning, and vice versa-and how the introduction of color brought a new erotic charge to movies, one that enabled these actresses to become aggressively sexual beings in a way that that black and white films had only hinted at. Like Wagner's two previous bestsellers, I Loved Her in the Movies is a privileged look behind the scenes at some of the most well-known women in show business as well as an insightful look at the sexual and romantic attraction that created their magic
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
791.4302B/791
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.W235
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
I loved her in the movies : memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses, Robert Wagner ; with Scott Eyman
Label
I loved her in the movies : memories of Hollywood's legendary actresses, Robert Wagner ; with Scott Eyman
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Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: 2016
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Thirties -- The Forties -- Intermission I -- The Fifties -- The Sixties -- Intermission II -- Natalie -- Jill -- The Eighties (and On)
Control code
on1017745755
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780143107989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1017745755

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