Lana Turner

Author: Darwin Porter
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936003538
Size: 17.21 MB
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After Betty Grable, but before there was Marilyn, America's penchant for popcorn blondes focused on LANA, the movie star who had it all: Looks to die for, money to burn, the romantic adulation of the world, and lovers who included the world's most desirable men. This expose of "The Ultimate Movie Star," is loaded with information that members of the movie-going public never knew. Tragic, myth-shattering, and uncensored, it focuses on MISS LANA TURNER, the most scandalous (and self-enchanted) of the blonde cult goddesses of the 1940s and beyond.

Rock Hudson Erotic Fire

Author: Darwin Porter
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936003554
Size: 15.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In the interim since Rock Hudson's tragic demise as one of the early (and perhaps most shocking, based on his celebrity) victims of AIDS, his legend has evolved into a nationwide cult. Loaded with details never set into print before, this unvarnished, uncensored, unexpurgated overview of his life and career explains why.

James Dean

Author: Danforth Prince
Publisher:
ISBN: 193600349X
Size: 10.83 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Beginning with his climb from the dusty backroads of Indiana to the most formidable boudoirs of Hollywood, the tortured saga of cult icon James Dean is electrifying. This new biography presents a penetrating and unapologetic look at show biz's most enduring icon of male rage the most insightful and unvarnished to have emerged from the wreckage of the car crash that killed him."

Ava Gardner

Author: Kendra Bean
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780762460434
Size: 18.34 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Renowned for her screen performances, down-to-earth personality, and love affair with Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner left an indelible mark on Hollywood history. Her adventurous life story is told through authoritative text and hundreds of photos in Ava: A Life in Movies. Ava is an illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a closer look at the Academy Award-nominated actress's life and famous screen roles. They also shed new light on the creation and maintenance of her glamorous image, her marriages, and friendships with famous figures such as Ernest Hemingway, John Huston, and Tennessee Williams. From the backwoods of Grabtown, North Carolina to the bullfighting rings of Spain, from the MGM backlot to the Rome of La Dolce Vita, this lavishly illustrated biography takes readers on the exciting journey of a life lived to the fullest and through four decades of film history with an iconic star.

Donald Trump

Author: Darwin Porter
Publisher: Blood Moon Productions
ISBN: 1936003511
Size: 19.91 MB
Format: PDF
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Love him or hate him, Donald Trump, a bombastic but straight-talking darling of the media, has fascinated millions of Americans. To his enemies, he is the country's worst nightmare a braggart, a fraud, a false prophet, and to the most extreme of the Evangelists, "the Anti-Christ." Whether he eventually occupies the White House or not, he remains one of the most reviled but envied men on the planet. In this carefully researched expose, Blood Moon Productions a publishing venture known for its irreverent overviews of power, celebrity, and fame in America presents an overview of the effect of New York City s favorite oversized billionaire on the face of national elections and world politics."

Elizabeth Taylor

Author: Darwin Porter
Publisher: Blood Moon Prod Limited
ISBN: 1936003317
Size: 10.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reveals gossip, scandals, and secrets from the renowned actress' life, providing insight into her relationships, professional rivalries, and exploits in Hollywood.

The Future Of Nostalgia

Author: Svetlana Boym
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780786724871
Size: 10.51 MB
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Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self-fashioning in the twenty-first century. She guides us through the ruins and construction sites of post-communist cities-St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin, and Prague-and the imagined homelands of exiles-Benjamin, Nabokov, Mandelstahm, and Brodsky. From Jurassic Park to the Totalitarian Sculpture Garden, Boym unravels the threads of this global epidemic of longing and its antidotes.