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The Resource Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford, Donald Spoto

Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford, Donald Spoto

Label
Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford
Title
Possessed
Title remainder
the life of Joan Crawford
Statement of responsibility
Donald Spoto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Crawford was one of the most incandescent film stars of all time, yet she was also one of the most misunderstood. Spoto goes beyond the popular caricature to give us a three-dimensional portrait of a very human woman, her dazzling career, and her extraordinarily dramatic life and times
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
371262
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spoto, Donald
Dewey number
  • 791.430/28092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crawford, Joan
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of Joan Crawford
Label
Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford, Donald Spoto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- A prairie Bernhardt (1906-1924) -- The flapper, flapping (1925) -- Enter the prince (1926-1929) -- Enter the king (1929-1930) -- Virtuous vices (1931-1932) -- Mrs. Tone (1932-1937) -- Joan, Julie, Susan-and God (1937-1940) -- A trilogy of transformation (1941-1942) -- Oscar (1943-1947) -- Children! children! (1947-1951) -- Carrying a torch song (1952-1955) -- Ssome of the best of everything (1955-1962) -- "Miss Crawford is a star!" (1962-1970) -- Fade-out (1971-1977)
Control code
ocn526084261
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780061856006
Lccn
2010013095
System control number
(OCoLC)526084261
Label
Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford, Donald Spoto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- A prairie Bernhardt (1906-1924) -- The flapper, flapping (1925) -- Enter the prince (1926-1929) -- Enter the king (1929-1930) -- Virtuous vices (1931-1932) -- Mrs. Tone (1932-1937) -- Joan, Julie, Susan-and God (1937-1940) -- A trilogy of transformation (1941-1942) -- Oscar (1943-1947) -- Children! children! (1947-1951) -- Carrying a torch song (1952-1955) -- Ssome of the best of everything (1955-1962) -- "Miss Crawford is a star!" (1962-1970) -- Fade-out (1971-1977)
Control code
ocn526084261
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780061856006
Lccn
2010013095
System control number
(OCoLC)526084261

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