A biography of the elusive film star, Greta Garbo, whose withdrawal from public life in 1941 transformed her into a mythical figure. The account is based on documentary evidence taken from the archives of MGM, and letters, telegrams, contracts and memoranda concerning the actress.
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A perceptive and skilful examination of Hollywood's most enigmatic stars by one of cinema's foremast critics.About the Author:
Alexander Walker is the author of over twenty books about the cinema and its stars, including bestselling biographies of Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Peter Sellers and Audrey Hepburn. He has also written standard works on the coming of the Talkies, a monograph on Stanley Kubrick, and the fullest account to date of the British film industr from 1960 to 1985. He has been the London "Evening Standard's" influential film critic since 1960 and has been named "Critic of the Year" three times in the British Press Awards. A prolific broadcaster on television and radio, he wrote and narrated four series of "Film Star" for the BBC. Alexander Walker was born in Ireland, and educated there, on the Continent and in the United States.
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0026229501
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0026229501
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110026229501
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0026229501 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0005165