Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel (Screen Classics) (Hardcover)

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Possessing a unique beauty and refined acting skills, Ann Dvorak (1911-1979) found success in Hollywood at a time when many actors were still struggling to adapt to the era of talkies. Seemingly destined for A-list fame, critics touted her as "Hollywood's New Cinderella" after film mogul Howard Hughes cast her as Cesca in the gangster film Scarface (1932). Dvorak's journey to superstardom was derailed when she walked out on her contractual obligations to Warner Bros. for an extended honeymoon. L.

About the Author

Christina Rice is a librarian and photo archivist at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles. (www.anndvorak.com)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813144269
ISBN-10: 0813144264
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: November 14th, 2013
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Screen Classics