Glamour in a Golden Age: Movie Stars of the 1930s
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Glamour in a Golden Age: Movie Stars of the 1930s

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Shirley Temple, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer, Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo, William Powell and Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, and Gary Cooper-Glamour in a Golden Age presents original essays from eminent film scholars that analyze movie stars of the 1930s against the background o...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published February 28th 2011 by Rutgers University Press (first published December 16th 2010)
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Interesting book containing star studies of some of the biggest movie stars of the '30s. A bit lacking in theory but great use of primary sources and movies from that period.
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