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Film star Portraits of the Fifties

Film star Portraits of the Fifties Author John Kobal
ISBN-10 0486240088
Release 1980
Pages 163
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The brightest stars of the 1950s live on in this wonderful, black-and-white gallery of publicity shots. Includes 114 major stars: Marlon Brando, James Dean, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Kirk Douglas, and dozens more.

Movie star Portraits of the Forties

Movie star Portraits of the Forties Author John Kobal
ISBN-10 0486235467
Release 1977
Pages 162
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One hundred six famous actresses and actors are portrayed in full-page pictures by twenty-four leading Hollywood photographers

Hollywood Glamor Portraits

Hollywood Glamor Portraits Author John Kobal
ISBN-10 0486233529
Release 1976
Pages 144
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145 photos capture the stars from 1926 to 1949 -- Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Hedy Lamarr, Marlene Dietrich, Robert Montgomery, Marlon Brando, Veronica Lake -- 94 stars in all.

The Bad the Beautiful

The Bad   the Beautiful Author Sam Kashner
ISBN-10 0393043215
Release 2002
Pages 380
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A revealing look inside Hollywood's most scandalous decade and colorful illuminates the secret lives of Lana Turner, Rock Hudson, Kim Novak, Walter Winchell, and many others while describing such key events as the decline of the studio system, the rise of television, the emergence of tabloid culture, and blacklisting.

It s the Pictures That Got Small

It   s the Pictures That Got Small Author Christine Becker
ISBN-10 0819568945
Release 2008
Pages 293
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An original study of Hollywood film stars and 1950s television

Actresses of a Certain Character

Actresses of a Certain Character Author Axel Nissen
ISBN-10 9780786427468
Release 2007
Pages 248
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"Information presented regarding birth, death, film credits and analyzes each player's unique talents, signature roles and career development. Representative range of backgrounds, character types and career experiences including actresses such as Agnes Moorehead, Thelma Ritter, Beulah Bondi, Sara Allgood, and Jessie Ralph, among others. A fascinating tour through Hollywood's big studio era and the lives of its characters"--Provided by publisher.

Larger Than Life

Larger Than Life Author R. Barton Palmer
ISBN-10 9780813547664
Release 2010
Pages 282
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A Volume in the Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinema series, edited by Adrienne L. McLean and Murray Pomerance --Book Jacket.

Hollywood in Kodachrome

Hollywood in Kodachrome Author David Wills
ISBN-10 0062265555
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 100
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Hollywood in Kodachrome by David Wills has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.

Hollywood Portraits

Hollywood Portraits Author Roger Hicks
ISBN-10 1855857871
Release 2000
Pages 140
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This volume offers an in-depth analysis of around 50 shots, enabling the readers to create classic Hollywood-style portraits of their own.

Leo Fuchs

Leo Fuchs Author Leo Fuchs
ISBN-10 9781576875582
Release 2010
Pages 233
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Leo Fuchs is a Hollywood veteran who spent over 40 years shooting some of the most moving and memorable images ever made of 1950s and 1960s film icons. Starting as a freelance magazine photographer, he was one of the rare outsiders invited onto movie sets, where he often befriended movie stars and captured candid shots both during and after shooting. The resulting photographs from Hollywood's undisputed heyday are here collected for the first time, including portraits of Sean Connery, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando and Cary Grant.

Stars and Cars of the 1950 s

Stars and Cars of the 1950 s Author Edward Quinn
ISBN-10 9783832792619
Release 2008
Pages 256
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A reprieve from post-war austerity, the 1950s epitomized a time of glamour with its film icons and automobiles, which are admired and emulated to this day. Nothing said, "You've made it," quite like getting glammed up and going for a spin in your brand new automobile. The shapes and shades of cars were bright and exaggerated. Car design showed a fervent embrace of the future and a willingness to experiment with something new. Riviera Cocktail photographer Edward Quinn captured all the stars and idols from the worlds of film, music, and the arts, as well as their admirers. Picasso and his Hispano-Suiza, Brigitte Bardot in her Lancia, and many more are featured with their motor toys. With a keen eye and playful exuberance, his images define fifties style.

Fifties Blondes

Fifties Blondes Author Richard Koper
ISBN-10 9781593935214
Release 2010-03-31
Pages 400
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An illustrated look at the lives and careers of the sexiest women of the 1950s. From major star to starlet, author Richard Koper shows - with hundreds of rare photos from his personal collection - that gentlemen still prefer blondes! Among the 100 actresses who are featured in the book are famous Hollywood names like Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Kim Novak and Anita Ekberg, as well as starlets like Jeanne Carmen, Gloria Pall, Sandra Giles and Kathy Marlowe. Also featured within the pages of this book are England's reigning blondes Diana Dors, Belinda Lee and Carole Lesley, and fifties cult fan's favourites: Mamie Van Doren, Cleo Moore, Beverly Michaels, Barbara Nichols and Joi Lansing.

The 50s

The 50s Author The New Yorker Magazine
ISBN-10 9780679644811
Release 2015
Pages 764
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A look back at the 1950s chronicles the tensions and innovations that lay behind the decade's more placid surface during a time of prosperity and contradiction.

The Stars of Hollywood Remembered

The Stars of Hollywood Remembered Author J. G. Ellrod
ISBN-10 UOM:39015041540512
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 196
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Don Ameche, Eve Arden, George Burns, Bette Davis, Greer Garson, Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, George Raft, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Orson Welles, Cornel Wilde -- these are among the stars who graced the silver screen in Hollywood's Golden Age. Biographies and filmographies of these actors and actresses and 70 others who had passed from the scene by September 1996 are presented in this reference work. The biographical section focuses on how they came to be involved with whom they shared the screen. The filmography lists all the films in which they appeared, along with the studio and the year of release.

Movie star Portraits of the Forties

Movie star Portraits of the Forties Author John Kobal
ISBN-10 0486235467
Release 1977
Pages 162
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One hundred six famous actresses and actors are portrayed in full-page pictures by twenty-four leading Hollywood photographers

Hollywood Icons

Hollywood Icons Author Robert Dance
ISBN-10 1851498192
Release 2016-08-31
Pages 224
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Hollywood Icons will accompany an international traveling exhibition featuring masterworks of photography taken during the golden age of motion pictures. Venues for the exhibition will be in North and South America, Europe and AsiaHollywood Icons features approximately 200 photographs focusing on the great faces that drew moviegoers around the world into movie theaters by the tens of millions. Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson and other luminaries of early silent film are depicted in splendid photographs revealing the potency of their allure that is obvious even today. Later silent stars such as Garbo and Crawford, who rose to even greater cinematic heights when the movies began to speak, are featured in series of images showing how those two star faces were magically transformed into thrilling exemplars of 1930s glamour. Better known are the great players from the 1930s whose names today form the bedrock of Hollywood history. All-American men such as Gary Cooper and Clark Gable shared the screen with sirens such as Marlene Dietrich and Hedy Lamarr, two among many who began acting in Europe and found lasting fame in southern California. They were soon joined by Vivien Leigh and Charles Boyer. Legends such as Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall ware prominent among the stars, along with Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. All the great Hollywood photographers whose careers were resurrected by John Kobal in dozens of books are included. The exhibition will be arranged to show both the sweep of glamour photography as well as to focus on the unique style of each of the leading camera artists. Also available: Hollywood Cats ISBN 9781851497577 Hollywood Dogs ISBN 9781851496785 Hollywood Unseen ISBN 9781851496808 I Used to be in Pictures ISBN 9781851497539"

The Image Makers

The Image Makers Author Paul Trent
ISBN-10 0517376008
Release 1972
Pages 327
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Photographs of Hollywood's most popular idols reveal the skills of the industry's portrait photographers as well as changing trends in glamour