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Carmen Miranda

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Carmen Miranda was not only the first Latin American star to be invited to imprint her hands and feet outside Grauman's Chinese
Theatre in Hollywood, she was also, for a period, the highest paid female star in the US. Lisa Shaw's study of Miranda's film career and star persona traces her emergence as one of the first stars of the Brazilian film industry and her subsequent t
Paperback, 168 pages
Published April 2nd 2013 by British Film Institute (first published February 1st 2013)
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Nov 17, 2013 Sophie rated it did not like it
Considering the dearth of good biographies about Carmen Miranda in English, I was hoping that this would be a better written update of the rather annoying 1989 biography "Brazilian bombshell : the biography of Carmen Miranda". This, however, is a book for film students, and it's very very dry.
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