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The Resource Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies, Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski

Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies, Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski

Label
Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies
Title
Ava Gardner
Title remainder
A Life in Movies
Statement of responsibility
Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Still renowned for her sultry screen performances, earthy personality, and famed lifelong love affair with Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner left an indelible mark on Hollywood history and led a life as adventurous as any film script. It's all told through authoritative text and hundreds of stunning photos in Ava: A Life in Movies.
Biography type
individual biography
Biographical or historical data
Kendra Bean (Author) Kendra Bean is a historian and curator. She is the author of Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait. She runs the popular classic film blog VivAndLarry.com. Her writing has also been published by the British Film Institute and Bright Lights Film Journal, and she has lectured on cinema at the National Portrait Gallery (London), Victoria and Albert Museum, the BFI, the San Francisco Presidio Officers' Club, and the Walt Disney Family Museum. She lives in London.Anthony Uzarowski (Author) Anthony Uzarowski has an MA in Film Studies from University College London. He has written articles and essays on different aspects of classic and contemporary cinema, with his work published in The Guardian, Film International, and Queerty. He lives in London, where he works at the British Library.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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Bean, Kendra
Dewey number
791.43028092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Uzarowski, Anthony
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  • Biography: arts & entertainment
  • Individual actors & performers
  • Films, cinema
  • Biography
  • Biography: arts & entertainment
  • Individual actors & performers
  • Films, cinema
Summary expansion
Ava: A Life in Movies is a gorgeous illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a closer look at the Academy Award-nominated actress's famous screen roles while shedding new light on the creation and maintenance of her glamorous image, her marriages, and her 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, Ava: A Life in Movies takes readers on the stunning and exciting journey of a life lived to the fullest and through four decades of film history with one of its most iconic stars
Target audience
general
Label
Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies, Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Hardback
  • Originally published in: 2017
Control code
9780762459940
Dimensions
26x21x3 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780762459940
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other control number
9780762459940
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies, Kendra Bean, Anthony Uzarowski
Publication
Note
  • Hardback
  • Originally published in: 2017
Control code
9780762459940
Dimensions
26x21x3 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780762459940
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other control number
9780762459940
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      4 – 6 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HF, GB
      51.51025 -0.1280484
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