Ladies in Distress by Kalton C. Lahue Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1971 Biographies Silent Movie Heroines

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Title: Ladies in Distress

Author: Kalton C. Lahue

Description: Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spotting to cloth on front and back; worn spot on bottom edge of rear board. Interior is clean. Dust jacket has heavy chipping at head of spine; damp stains; not price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. 334 pp. 10.25 x 6.75 inches.

Biographies of forty silent-screen actresses. The author paints a brief biographical picture of their lives on and off screen (some of which were more interesting than any of the films the ladies actually made), and supplies some rare photographs of the ladies as they appeared in their films.

Contents: Mary Astor, Theda Bara, Beverly Bayne, Clara Bow, Louise Brooks, Grace Cunard, Marion Davies, Priscilla Dean, Delores del Rio, Geraldine Farrar, Pauline Frederick, Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, Elaine Hammerstein, Juanita Hansen, Leatrice Joy, Alice Joyce, Barbara La Marr, Lila Lee, Bessie Love, Mae Marsh, Mary Miles Minter, Mae Murray, Nita Naldi, Jane Novak, Olga Petrova, Mary Pickford, Arline Pretty, Aileen Pringle, Allene Ray, Marin Sais, Norma Shearer, Gloria Swanson, Blanche Sweet, Norma Talmadge, Alice Terry, Florence Vidor, Fannie Ward, Kathlyn Williams, Clara Kimball Young.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: Good-

Publisher: A. S. Barnes and Company
Place: South Brunswick and New York
Year: 1971

Language: English

ISBN: 0498076342

Keywords: Greta Garbo, Clara Bow, Lillian Gish, Mary Pickford, silent movies, actresses, cinema, stars, heroines,

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