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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Review: Madam Valentino: The Many Lives of Natacha Rambova

User Review  - C. Zampa - Goodreads

Beautiful book with intimate photographs of Valentino and Natacha Rambova. I enjoyed this touching glimpse into their private lives. Read full review

Review: Madam Valentino: The Many Lives of Natacha Rambova

User Review  - Dfordoom - Goodreads

If Natacha Rambova is remembered at all today, it's mostly for having been married to Rudolph Valentino. This is terribly unjust. She was one of the most talented and fascinating women in Hollywood in ... Read full review


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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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