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Gloria Jean: A Little Bit of Heaven

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Here is the first book-length biography of Gloria Jean, one of Hollywood's finest performers, who starred in film, radio, stage, nightclub, and television productions. And what a story it is! This is the first in-depth profile of her public and private life. You'll read about her co-stars, including Bing Crosby, Groucho Marx, Donald O'Connor, and Mel Torme.go behind the sc ...more
Published October 11th 2005 by iUniverse
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Madison Grace
Apr 06, 2015 Madison Grace rated it it was amazing
I got this book solely because I wanted insider information about Donald O'Connor. I wanted to hear about his teenage antics, his behind-the-scenes techniques, what kind of a kisser he was (come on, we all wanted to know that about our celebrity crushes). In short, I read this when I was a pre-teen obsessed with one of Gloria Jean's co-stars.

Well, I did find out fun things about Donald, including what kind of a kisser he was (hint: he was intense), but I also found great information about Gloria
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Feb 17, 2010 Gina Rose rated it liked it
I'll be honest. I only bought this book (using the Barnes & Noble gift certificate my boyfriend's parents gave me for Christmas...thanks Mr. and Mrs. Petersen!) because I wanted to learn more about Donald O'Connor, whom I had a HUGE crush on between the months of November 2009 and January 2010, and I heard that he was prominently featured in this book, as he was her co-star on many of her early films. To my own surprise, I found that even though I had never seen a Gloria Jean film, never see ...more
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Scott MacGillivray (b. 1957) is an American non-fiction author specializing in motion picture history.
MacGillivray has been the chairman of the Boston chapter of the international Laurel and Hardy society The Sons of the Desert for three decades. His commentaries appear on 20th Century-Fox's DVD set The Laurel and Hardy Collection, Volume 2.

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