The Resource Diana Dors: : hurricane in mink, David Bret, (electronic resource)

Diana Dors: : hurricane in mink, David Bret, (electronic resource)

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Diana Dors: : hurricane in mink
Title
Diana Dors:
Title remainder
hurricane in mink
Statement of responsibility
David Bret
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Language
eng
Summary
Dubbed the British Marilyn Monroe' or the British Bridget Bardot', Diana Dors finally proclaimed I'd rather be known as the hurricane in mink'. The actress was best known for her lavish lifestyle; she was a blonde bombshell with a penchant for flashy cars, opulent mansions, glitzy garb and jet-setting living. Diana Dors' rise to fame started with being a GI favourite during the war. However, she was keen to ditch her goody-goody image and announced that she wanted to be like Errol Flynn. It worked she became a huge star, working with the likes of Joan Crawford and famously starred in Yield to the Night, the movie that contributed to the abolition of the death penalty. But despite the glamour, her affairs, sex parties and OTT lifestyle, including an illicit affair with Rod Steiger left her branded as a scarlet woman, unwanted by the Studios. Undeterred, the indomitable Dors simply worked tirelessly to establish for herself a successful career in cabaret. Her life was didn't always smell of roses: her first husband cheated on her, stole from her, beat her and finally died of syphilis. Another lover who she considered faithful two-timed her with Rock Hudson. She finally found love with husband number three, who killed himself 5 months after her death. This is the amazing story of an actress who loved life and lived it to the full, told with compassion and vigour
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Midwest
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Bret, David
Dewey number
791.43028092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Dors, Diana
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Television actors and actresses
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Diana Dors: : hurricane in mink, David Bret, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11692996
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11692996
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11692996
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Diana Dors: : hurricane in mink, David Bret, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11692996
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11692996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11692996
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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