Madam Valentino: the many lives of Natacha Rambova

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Abbeville Press, Oct 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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The biography of a fascinating woman--a designer, playwright, actress, and spiritualist--thestory of Winifred Shaughnessy, known to the world as Natacha Ra mbova, unfolds as a riveting tale of art, sex, and money. The daughter of a Utah federal marshall, she acquired a job as set and costume designer working on the films of her lover, and soon husband, Rudolph Valentino. Splendid vintage photos enhance this remarkable biography. 165 duotones. 15 full-color illustrations.

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Rambova (born Winifred Shaughnessy) was the second wife of Rudolph Valentino. She enjoyed a life with such diverse careers as dancer, set and costume designer in the early days of Hollywood ... Read full review

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The Colonels Daughter
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Four The Imperial Russian Ballet
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Michael Morris and Dick Pirozzolo have more than fifty years of combined experience working in and around the home-building industry, much of it in timberframe construction. Morris has written for "Field & Stream, Popular Science," and "Builder." Pirozzolo has written for "Timberframe Illustrated "and" Country's Best Log Homes." They are also the coauthors of "The Timberframe Plan Book." They live in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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