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BearManor Media, 2007 - Motion picture actors and actresses - 144 pages
Chapter 1: Explanation of contents of new book Chapter 2: CHILD STAR SYNDROME Why most ex-kid stars don't succeed as adults Chapter 3: THE SEDOND TIME AROUND (I tried for a second career) Chapter 4: REALITY BITES (bad experience pursuing an adult career) Chapter 5: A POT POURRI OF TALENT (How and why I chose this new list of icons) Chapter 6: PETAH-PETAH-PETAH (Bette Davis) Chapter 7: THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME (Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Marion Davies, W. William Randolph Hearst, Carole Lombard) Chapter 8: ERIN GA BRAUGH (Pat O. Brien) Chapter 9: THE PLEASURE OF HER COMPANY (Kay Francis) Chapter 10: TALL, DARK & CHARMING (Cesar Romero) Chapter 11: BORN TO DANCE (Eleanor Powell) Chapter 11: WHEN SILENCE WAS TRULY GOLDEN Chapter 12: A TRUE GENIUS (Charlie Chaplin) Chapter 13: A DAREDEVIL COMEDIAN (Harold Lloyd) Chapter 14: I NEVER CALLED HIM FATTY (Minta Durfee Arbuckle) Chapter 15: THE KID (Jackie Coogan) Chapter 16: VAUDEVILLIANS SUPREME (MIKE & MEYER Joe Weber and Lew Fields) Chapter 17: DEM GUYS (J. Carrol Naish, Jack LaRue, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, Joseph Sawyer) Chapter 18: SECOND BANANA SCENE STEALERS (Edward Everett Horton and Allen Jenkins) Chapter 19: BEFORE AND AFTER (Linda Darnell) Chapter 20: WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET (Joan Leslie) Chapter 21: HOW LUCKY CAN YOU GET (Ann Rutherford) Chapter 22: THE FACE IS FAMILILIAR (Delmar Watson) Chapter 23: THE NAME IS JONES, D. JONES (Dickie Jones)

About the author (2007)

Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin was born in New York City on December 18, 1950. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and began writing as a teen. Maltin received a degree in journalism from New York University and has published articles in numerous film journals, newspapers, and magazines. He is well-known for his bestselling annual, Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, the first edition of which he created at the age of 18. Maltin has written or edited many other film-related books and television specials, and he has hosted, produced and/or written video documentaries. His title Leonard Maltin's 2012 Movie Guide made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. He has hosted radio and cable programs, was a film critic for Playboy magazine, and has been the movie reviewer for Entertainment Tonight since 1982. Maltin has also appeared in several animated television series including South Park. He lectures on film and taught for nine years at New York City's New School for Social Research. Maltin currently teaches in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He has been a guest curator for the film department of New York's Museum of Modern Art, president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and a member of the National Film Preservation Board and the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum. Maltin has been the recipient of awards and citations from the American Society of Cinematographers, Anthology Film Archives, The Society of Cinephiles, and the Telluride Film Festival.

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