Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

MGM

Hollywood's Greatest Backlot

MGM( )
Author: Bingen, Steven
Sylvester, Stephen X.
Troyan, Michael
Foreword by: Reynolds, Debbie
ISBN:978-1-59580-893-6
Publication Date:Feb 2011
Publisher:Santa Monica Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

M-G-M: Hollywood’s Greatest Backlot is the illustrated history of the soundstages and outdoor sets where Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer produced many of the world’s most famous films. During its Golden Age, the studio employed the likes of Garbo, Astaire, and Gable, and produced innumerable iconic pieces of cinema such as The Wizard of Oz, Singin’ in the Rain, and Ben-Hur. It is estimated that a fifth of all films made in the United States...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11 x 8.5 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:3.33 Pounds
Author Biography
Bingen, Steven (Author)
Debbie Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1, 1932 in El Paso, Texas. In 1948, she was named Miss Burbank. Two of the judges were movie-studio scouts, and she was soon under contract to Warner Bros., which changed her name. She appeared in The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady, Three Little Words, and Two Weeks with Love. The song Aba Daba Honeymoon, which she sang in the film became a hit song. She later starred in numerous movies including Singin' in the Rain, Bundle of Joy, Tammy and The Bachelor, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Singing Nun, Divorce American Style, and How the West Was Won. In 1957, her recording of the song Tammy from Tammy and the Bachelor earned a gold record.

She was the voice of Charlotte in the animated film version of E. B. White's children's classic Charlotte's Web. She made her Broadway debut in 1973 in a revival of Irene. She also appeared on Broadway in Debbie and Woman of the Year. She later toured the country with stage shows including Annie Get Your Gun and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. She appeared in Las Vegas for several years. She later appeared in the movie In and Out, the television show Will and Grace, and the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra. She wrote several books including Debbie: My Life and Unsinkable: A Memoir. She died following a stroke on December 27, 2016 at the age of 84.

030



Featured Books

The Divine Comedy
Alighieri, Dante
Paperback: $30.99
Nine Perfect Strangers
Moriarty, Liane
Paperback: $17.99
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
Paperback: $10.25

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.