Dark Victory: The Life of Bette Davis

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Aurum, 2008 - Motion picture actors and actresses - 479 pages
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- 'The best kind of film biography: the kind that drives you back to the films' Mail on Sunday - 'Highly entertaining ... a showbiz biography that is notably well written for the genre' Sunday Times - Another authoritative Aurum film biography, following Burt Lancaster, Clark Gable, Cary Grant and James Stewart - Draws on new interviews with friends, directors and admirers - Bette Davis's most famous films - like All About Eve and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? - regularly re-shown on TV

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DARK VICTORY: The Life of Bette Davis

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Film historian Sikov (On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder, 1999) steps into the ring with battlin' Bette of Warner Bros.Like many of her biographers, friends, ex-husbands ... Read full review

Dark victory: the life of Bette Davis

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It's a challenge for Bette Davis biographers to match their subject in wit, flinty charm, and the ability to fascinate. That many fail can't really be held against them; clearly, they want to display ... Read full review

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