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Tallulah! The Life and Times of a Leading Lady

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ISBN-10: 0060989068

ISBN-13: 9780060989064

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joel Lobenthal

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In the golden age of American theater, no celestial body shone more dazzlingly than Tallulah Bankhead. Outrageous, outspoken, and totally uninhibited, she was an actress known as much for her offstage vices as for her onstage roles--the cocaine and alcohol, the blistering tirades, and her scandalous affairs with both men and women. In "Tallulah!," author Joel Lobenthal has captured the private essence of this most public of Broadway stars, the irrepressible diva who enjoyed intimate relationships with the top entertainment luminaries of her day, from Tennessee Williams and Noel Coward to Marlene Dietrich and Billie Holiday. Here also are the close and personal details of her family life and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Introduction
1902-1930
Lace Curtains
Debutante
Making Her Way
"I'm a Lesbian. What Do You Do?"
Madcaps in London
Naps
Risky Behavior
Modern Wives
Femme Fatale
Something Different
Skylarking
Sex Plays
Surveillance
Betrayals
Constrained by Crinolines
London Farewell
1931-1939
Paramount
Hollywood
Gary Cooper and Others
"I Want a Man!"
Back on Broadway
Disaster
Recovery
Jock
Getting Married
Cleopatra Pissed
Serving Time in Drawing Rooms
The Little Foxes
1939-1950
Triumph
Tilting Her Lance
Losses
Drama by the Kitchen Sink
Multiple Personalities
Chatelaine
Work and Play
Flights of Fancy
Bested by Brando
Public and Private Lives
Skidding
1950-1968
Mixed Highs and Lows
Stateless
Pearls Before Swine
The Hallelujah Chorus
The Nadir
Halloween Madness
In Retreat
Last Train
Home to London
Winding Down
Notes
Bibliography
Index