Tallulah Bankhead: A Scandalous Life

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Robson Books, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 278 pages
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Marlene Dietrich called her "The most immoral woman who ever lived": Cecil Beaton described her as a "wicked archangel".

Born in Alabama in 1903, she became a big star in London in the early 1920's. Branded "an unsafe and unsavory person" by the Hays commission in the early 1930s. In this highly entertaining book David Bref tells Tallulah's story in the only way it could be told: with shocking honesty and wit. What emerges is a vivid portrait of an immoral and wicked woman who was every inch a star and remains one of the greatest legends this century has seen.

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User Review  - Elan Durham - Goodreads

The only complaint I have about David Bret's biography is a dearth of photographs ... Tallulah Bankhead was so photogenic, iconic, and outrageous, it would have been nice to compliment this chatty ... Read full review

Review: Tallulah Bankhead, Scandalous Life

User Review  - Alissa - Goodreads

fascinating and riveting capture of a true gusto-woman -- really liberating - a lady who had some fun and adventure - Read full review


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David Bret is the author of many acclaimed biographies, including "Elvis: The Hollywood Years," "The Freddie Mercury Story," "Joan Crawford," "Morrissey," "Rock Hudson," "Tallulah Bankhead," and "Valentino,

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