Author Webb, Clifton
Title Sitting Pretty : The Life and Times of Clifton Webb
Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011
©2011
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Series Hollywood Legends
Hollywood Legends
Note Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The Noses Have It -- Chapter 2. First Vision of a Name in Lights -- Chapter 3. Art and Opera -- Chapter 4. Making Progress and Moving Up -- Chapter 5. Dancing into Xanadu -- Chapter 6. To Europe in Search of Adventure -- Chapter 7. In Love with Jeanne Eagels -- Chapter 8. Great Plays, Then the Great War -- Chapter 9. The War Starts, Blithe Spirit Leads to Laura -- Chapter 10. More Movies, More Parties, and Garbo -- Chapter 11. A Top Box-Office Draw -- Chapter 12. Stars and Stripes Forever -- Chapter 13. Clifton and Mabelle, Together Forever -- Stage Appearances -- Filmography -- Bibliography -- Index
More than any other male movie star, the refined Clifton Webb (1889-1966) caused the movie-going public to change its image of a leading man. In a day when leading men were supposed to be strong, virile, and brave, Clifton Webb projected an image of fl
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Link Print version: Webb, Clifton Sitting Pretty : The Life and Times of Clifton Webb Jackson : University Press of Mississippi,c2011 9781604739961
Subject Webb, Clifton, -- 1893-1966.;Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
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Wagner, Robert