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Evelyn Brent the life and films of Hollywood"s Lady Crook by Lynn Kear

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Brent, Evelyn, -- 1899-1975,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLynn Kear with James King ; foreword by Kevin Brownlow.
GenreBiography
ContributionsKing, James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.B6853 K43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23535795M
ISBN 109780786443635
LC Control Number2009023839
OCLC/WorldCa318951508

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  LOS ANGELES, June 7 (UPI) —Evelyn Brent, a movie star of the nineteen‐twenties, died Wednesday of a heart attack at her home here. Her age was Based on a play by George Abbott and John V.A. Weaver, Love 'Em and Leave 'Em stars Evelyn Brent and Louise Brooks as sisters in competition over the affections of Lawrence Gray. One sister covers for the other when a large amount of money is stolen, but her .   Evelyn Brent's life and career were going quite well in She was happily living with writer Dorothy Herzog following her divorce from producer Bernard Fineman, and the tiny brunette had wowed fans and critics in the silent films The Underworld and The Last Command. She'd also been a sensation in Paramount's first dialogue film, : Lynn Kear. Get this from a library! Evelyn Brent: the life and films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. [Lynn Kear; James King] -- "Evelyn Brent's life and career were going quite well in But by the end of that year Brent was headed for a quick, downward spiral ending in bankruptcy and occasional work as an extra. What.

One of her best films was ’s “Underworld” directed by Josef Von Sternberg. Evelyn Brent was “Feathers”, torn between George Bancroft as Bull Weed and Clive Brook as Rolls Royce. Outwardly tough as nails, but inwardly filled with passion and conflict, Evelyn Brent was made for film noir before it even had a : Monica Sullivan.   The rise and fall of Evelyn Brent is a true Hollywood story. Born Mary Elizabeth Riggs in either Tampa, Florida or Syracuse, New York in either or or , Betty, as she was always known to friends, shook off her drab beginnings and, starting in , she began appearing in silent films made in Fort Lee, New : Flickchick. One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library. Book Talk: Japanese Cinema, Evelyn Brent, and the Marx Brothers. Book Talk - October by Jason Bailey and John Sinnott This month we have a quartet of movie related book reviews for the bibliophiles out there. At the top of the list is a work by DVDTalk reviewer Stuart Galbraith IV. His book Japanese Cinema offers an excellent overview of.