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Judy Holliday, An Intimate Life Story

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"The wit, intelligence, and grace of Judy Holliday's acting mark her as one of the great comediennes of the Forties and Fifties. From her brilliant, Oscar-winning performance in Born Yesterday to her warm and sensitive portrait of Ella Peterson in The Bells Are Ringing, Holliday's style wa
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Hardcover, 271 pages
Published 1982 by Seaview Books
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Don
Jul 09, 2015 Don rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The brilliance in Judy Holliday's performances was a direct result of the intelligence with which she approached a role. She had a genius IQ and made a living playing dumb blonds. I loved and adored her films when I was growing up and I still do today, whenever I see one. Unfortunately, this book does her no justice. Even though it's subtitled 'An Intimate Life Story', it's anything but, appearing to be largely culled from newspaper articles of the time. Mr. Carey seemed to be filling pages. The ...more
Tara
Mar 26, 2016 Tara rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Solid biography of a brilliant comedienne who left us too soon. Would perhaps have benefited from a more personal touch, but still a good resource.
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Apr 14, 2013 4cats rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
Sad but wonderful. Great star who sadly didn't have enough time to reach her full potential.
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