Suicide blonde: the life of Gloria Grahame

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W. Morrow, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 319 pages
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Starring in such films as Crossfire and The Bad and the Beautiful, Gloria was a legend on screen as well as off. Here is her biography, a story of a self-destructive woman on a collision course with the stars and a vastly underrated classic actress who will never be forgotten. 30 black-and-white photos.

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User Review  - jonesli - LibraryThing

When I am not devouring mysteries and police procedurals, I watch a lot of B&W movies from the 40's and 50's. There were some really great noir films in this period and one actress among my favorites ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dennis Willingham - Goodreads

Bio of a "B" starlet famous for her noir roles and winning a best supporting actress Oscar - she lived the 40's/50's Hollywood cliche. Probably best known for marrying her step-son. Well researched but a little dry. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Vincent Curcio, a veteran theatrical manager-producer, is the author of Suicide Blonde, a biography of Gloria Grahame. A long-time car enthusiast, he divides his time between Union City, New Jersey, Paris, and the White Barn Theatre in Westport, Connecticut.

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