Category Archives: Biography

Marilyn Forever by Boze Hadleigh

Synopsis This book of quotes explores the many sides of the one-and-only Marilyn Monroe. In her time, she was perceived as a victim, a vixen, a valentine, and a Venus. At once a sex symbol and enormously talented entertainer, she … Continue reading

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Connecting Dors by Niema Ash and Jason Dors-Lake

Synopsis Diana Dors is a legend. Her fame has survived the adored fifties’s celebrity to today’s cult figure. She is arguably the biggest star the U.K. has produced, not only for her acclaimed body of work but for her generosity, … Continue reading

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Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star by Michelle Morgan

Published by The History Press 5th october 2016 I was sent a copy of this book by The History Press in exchange for a fair and honest review Synopsis Carole Lombard was the very opposite of the typical 1930s starlet. … Continue reading

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The Ice Cream Blonde: The whirlwind life and mysterious death of Thelma Todd by Michelle Morgan

Published by Chicago Review Press 1 November 2015 Synopsis A beloved film comedienne who worked alongside the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, and dozens of others, Thelma Todd was a rare Golden Age star who successfully crossed over from silent … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe: A day in the Life – April VeVea

Synopsis Marilyn Monroe is an icon for millions around the world, young and old alike. Now a comprehensive timeline is available for Marilyn’s life. Track the superstar’s path to icon status through her success and failure, her husbands and lovers, … Continue reading

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Little Girl Lost: The life and hard times of Judy Garland by Al DiOrio

Synopsis Judy Garland was born Frances Gumm, was on stage from the age of 2 1/2 and died aged 47. Weaving all the fascinating sides of her life through the texture of her unique career, Al DiOrio creates a magical … Continue reading

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Affairs Valentino by Evelyn C Zumaya

And the Companion Guide to Affairs Valentino. Published by PVG Publishing Synopsis On August 23rd, 1926 silent film star Rudolph Valentino died unexpectedly at thirty one years of age. His sudden death caused mass hysteria among his throngs of fans. … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe: The Quest For An Oscar by James Turiello

Synopsis Once upon a time there was a girl with moonlight in her eyes, the breeze ruffled through her hair, but that was once upon a time, and once upon a time never comes again.” A few poignant words from … Continue reading

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