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The first king of Hollywood

Tracey Goessel

The first king of Hollywood

the life of Douglas Fairbanks

by Tracey Goessel

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actors,
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture producers and directors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-563) and index.

    StatementTracey Goessel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.F3 G84 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 581 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27190424M
    ISBN 101613734042
    ISBN 109781613734049
    LC Control Number2015018526
    OCLC/WorldCa906122425

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The First King of Hollywood (Hardcover) The Life of Douglas Fairbanks. By Tracey Goessel. Chicago Review Press,pp. Publication Date: October 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (1/1/).

Douglas Fairbanks was the greatest male leading man of the silent era—the first and the best of the swashbucklers. With Charlie Chaplin, D.W.

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Mercy (based on the short story "Gramma" from King's collection Skeleton Crew) Cell (based on the novel, Screenplay by Stephen King, post-production) The Dark Tower (based on The Gunslinger fromfirst movie in a planned series, pre-production).Ever since Stephen King's first book, Carrie, became a bestseller, Hollywood has scrambled to cash in on the appeal of the most popular novelist in recent history.

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