Ida Lupino: A Biography

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University Press of Kentucky, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 323 pages
An intimate portrayal of the life of film noir queen of the forties and fifties discusses the conflicts of her failed marriages, and the obstacles that she encountered as a lone woman film director
 

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IDA LUPINO: A Biography

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A respectful overview that lets an icon of women's filmmaking emerge as a full-fledged human being, social crusader, and artist. As in My Last Days with Errol Flynn (not reviewed), which he coauthored ... Read full review

Ida Lupino: a biography

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Despite being published by a university press, this is a typical movie star biography. What sets it somewhat apart is the subject itself: Lupino was not only an effective second-rank movie star but ... Read full review

Contents

1 Drama in Her Veins
1
2 Like a Little Queen
17
3 Louis
33
4 The Years of Glory
60
5 The Hard Way
82
6 Devotion
99
7 The Breakup
110
8 Deep Valley
122
13 The Long Goodbye
199
14 Mr Adams and Eve
211
15 Mother
225
16 Alone
239
17 Madame Director
250
18 A Critical Appraisal
263
Ida Lupinos Career
270
Notes
294

9 Collie
135
10 Filmakers
147
11 Howard
161
12 The Turning Point
178
Sources
305
Index
307
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