Vanity Will Get You Somewhere

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Harpercollins, Jul 1, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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The Hollywood actor reveals the inside story of the studios' glory days, with numerous anecdotes concerning those with whom he worked, including Welles, Hepburn, Bankhead, Selznick, and Zanuck

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Vanity will get you somewhere

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This is a frank and revealing autobiography that shines in its personal portraits of several other celebrities; Orson Welles, with whom he worked in Citizen Kane , David Niven, and Marilyn Monroe are ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Cotten was born in Petersburg, Virginia. After becoming a stage actor he joined the Mercury Theatre with Orson Welles, which led him to Hollywood and starring roles in sixty films, including Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Shadow of a Doubt and Gaslight.

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