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Life of Barbara Stanwyck Steel-True 1907-1940

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ISBN-10: 0684831686

ISBN-13: 9780684831688

Edition: 2013

Authors: Victoria Wilson

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Fifteen years in the making, the first volume of the full-scale astonishing life of one of our greatest screen actresses whose career in pictures spanned four decades beginning with the coming of sound—the first to delve deeply into Stanwyck’s rich, complex life and to explore her extraordinary range of eighty-eight motion pictures, many of them iconic; her work, her world, her Hollywood through an American century.Frank Capra called her, “The greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known.” Yet she was one of its most natural, timeless, and underrated stars.Now Victoria Wilson, gives us the most complete portrait we have yet had, or will have, of this magnificent actresses, seen as…    
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Book details

List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1056
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Up from Under
Family History
The Perils
Starting Life Anew
Heart and Nerve and Sinew
Keeping Kool
The Prevailing Sizzle
On Being Actresses, Not Asstresses
Formerly Ruby Stevens of the Cabarets
Broadway's Favorite Son
Having a Hunch
Invitation West
Panic of Self-Doubt
A Test in Technicolor
Trying to Make a Living
A Primitive Emotional
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Love
On Her Own
"Hot Speel in the Blood"
Idealism and Fight
On Being "Barbaric"
"Theoretically Dangerous Overload"
F • A • Y
Salt of the Earth
Prophets of a New Order
Object of Desire
A Path to Motherhood
A Most Dangerous Man Menace
Bold and Bad
Entrances and Exits
Valor and Fire
Adjusted Angles of Vision
Sinister Provisions
Leading with Your Ace
A Beautiful Ghost
Normal People Leading Normal Lives
Another Routine Job
Average Screenfare
"Little Sure Shot"
Practical Policies
Scar Tissue
High Schemes and Misdemeanors
This Side of the Sphinx
The Making of a Man
Exactly Like Anybody
Good Luck at Home
Fresh Passion, Fresh Pain
Sea of Grass
A Larger Reach
Feelings of Uncertainty
Goddamned Sinkhole of Culture
Stella Dallas
"Clean Labor Unionism"
Starry- Skies Above
Well, Who Am I?
Bull in the Afternoon
Rearing Up
Charges of Contempt
Wins and Losses
Golden Influences
Mother Love at Home and Abroad
Pomp and Glory
Champion of the "Cockeyed Wonder"
Ain't She a Peacherino
Darkening Lands
On the Brink
Stage Chronology
Film Chronology
Radio Chronology
Television Chronology
Selected Bibliography