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Hitchcock's blondes : the unforgettable women behind the legendary director's dark obsession

Leamer, Laurence (author.).

Summary: "Alfred Hitchcock was fixated on the blond actresses who starred in many of his iconic movies. The lengths he went to in order to showcase--and often manipulate--these women would become the stuff of movie legend. But the women themselves have rarely been at the center of the story, until now. In Hitchcock's Blondes, Laurence Leamer offers an intimate journey into the lives of eight legendary actresses whose stories helped chart the course of the troubled, talented director's career. After all, "his" blondes knew the truths of his art, his obsessions and desires, as well as anyone"--

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  • ISBN: 9798885798044
  • Physical Description: 517 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2024.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-513).
Formatted Contents Note: A fairy tale -- A naughty boy -- A passion for blondes -- Goodbye to all that -- A golden glow -- Swan song -- All in lavender -- A delicate balance -- There really was a Hollywood -- A pride of lions -- The tribute -- The lives.
Subject: Hitchcock, Alfred 1899-1980 Relations with women
Hitchcock, Alfred 1899-1980 Criticism and interpretation
Motion picture producers and directors Great Britain Biography
Motion picture actors and actresses United States
Motion picture industry United States History 20th century
Large type books
Genre: History.
Large print books.

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