Printer Friendly

Janet Leigh; a biography.

9780786470228

Janet Leigh; a biography.

Capua, Michelangelo.

McFarland & Co.

2013

250 pages

$35.00

PN2287

Capua, author of many Hollywood film star biographies and correspondent for an Italian film magazine, provides a biography of American film legend Janet Leigh. The author follows the then Jeanette Helen Morrison from childhood to her entry into Hollywood film, and on to her marriage to film star Tony Curtis, and on through the remaining trajectory of her life. He also documents her consistently good-natured and honest attitude, her talent, and the lack of critical acclaim that hampered her career.

([c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

COPYRIGHT 2013 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2013 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Jun 1, 2013
Words:101
Previous Article:Robert Rossen; the films and politics of a blacklisted idealist.
Next Article:Contemporary speculative fiction. (online access included).
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters