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Claire Trevor : the life and films of the queen of noir / Derek Sculthorpe.

Author/Creator:
Sculthorpe, Derek, 1966- author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 190 pages ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Trevor, Claire, 1910-2000.
Trevor, Claire, 1910-2000.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
United States
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Biographies.
Summary:
"Claire Trevor (1910-2000) is best remembered as the alluring blonde femme fatale. Yet she was a versatile performer who brought rare emotional depth to her art. The author covers her life and career in detail, recognizing her as one of the finest actresses of her generation"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
"Lady-in-waiting
Broadway sojourn
Hollywood "vacation"
B-movie queen
Sophisticated lady
The queen escapes from the "B" hive
Radio interlude
Stagecoach
"I'm not the Western type"
The war years: street of chance
Femme fatale
Queen of noir
"Come on, Lady Bountiful!"
Hard, fast and beautiful
The high and the mighty
The small screen
The sixties
Swansong
Epilogue
Appendix: Appearances."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781476671932
1476671931
OCLC:
1021067289
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