Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography

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University Press of Kentucky - Biography & Autobiography
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She wasn't the greatest actress of the silver screen, but was there ever a bigger star than Joan Crawford? Who else had made ten films with Gable, danced with Fred Astaire, won an Academy Award for ... Read full review

Contents

CHILDHOODS END
1
PRETTY LADY
13
WINDOW DRESSING
25
LIFE AT EL JODO
37
TWO OF A KIND
51
SKIN TONE
67
LOVE THE RUN
83
JUNGLE RED
97
THE QUEEN OF PEPSICOLA
189
TEEN IDOL
205
WAR OD NERVES
219
SECRET STORMS
233
END OF AN ICON
245
SERPENTS TOOTH
253
AFTERWORD
269
FILMOGRAPHY
271

SCARRED
109
MILDRED
123
POSSESSED
139
VICTIM
154
THE BITCH IS BACK
169
NOTES
275
BIBLIOGRAPHY
283
INDEX
285
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