From the first silent films to the 'talkies' of the late 1920s and early 30s to today's blockbuster hits, movies have spawned icons for each generation. From Rudolph Valentino to Clark Gable to George Clooney, from Clara Bow to Katherine Hepburn to Angelina Jolie, this volume spotlights all our favourites.Starting with child stars like Shirley Temple and Drew Barrymore, the book is organized into chapters that spotlight femme fatales like Mae West and Marilyn Monroe, rugged heroes like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood, comedians such as Danny Kaye and Woody Allen, and many, many more. This book looks at the star of the big screen decade by decade, and cover over a century of films, telling the stories behind them - with 'backstage' and actors' private life images - and reflecting the emotions and attitudes of their era.A cast of thousands is featured in this splendid little compendium, bringing our favourite film stars into our own homes, all showcased in the vivid photographs and appealing format that have garnered rave reviews for 'White Star's CubeBooks'.
|Autor||DE FABIANIS, Valeria M.|
|Dimensiuni||21.5 x 21.5 cm|