Evelyn Brent

Evelyn Brent : The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook

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Evelyn Brent's life and career were going quite well in 1928. She was happily living with writer Dorothy Herzog following her divorce from producer Bernard Fineman, and the tiny brunette had wowed fans and critics in the silent films ""The Underworld"" and ""The Last Command"". She'd also been a sensation in Paramount's first dialogue film, ""Interference"". But by the end of that year Brent was headed for a quick, downward spiral ending in bankruptcy and occasional work as an extra. What happened is a complicated story laced with bad luck, poor decisions, and treachery detailed in the first and only full-length biography.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • 36 photographs, filmography
  • 0786443634
  • 9780786443635
  • 2,574,827

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"King unravels the complicated and often dark story of silent-film star Evelyn Brent...fascinating...with meticulous research and a detailed filmography, this first full-length biography of Brent is recommended"--Library Journal; "a thorough, much needed assessment"--Movie Magazine International; "recommend"--Classic Images; "a refreshingly worthy addition to the Entertainment Biography genre...compelling and important book on a neglected star."--DAEIDA.
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About Lynn Kear

Lynn Kear is an award-winning biographer, playwright, and novelist. She lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
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