Lana Turner: The Memories, the Myths, the Movies (BOK)

Cheryl Crane

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Lana Turner defined the term 'movie star'. In this lavish book, Lana's daughter tells the story of her mother's life and stellar career for the first time"Lana Turner: The Memories, the Myths, the Movies" is the story of a screen legend like no other. Told for the first time by her daughter, Cheryl Crane, this is the Cinderella story of a girl discovered at the age of fifteen sipping a soda, who became a star overnight. From blonde bombshell to box-office queen of the '40s, she led a whirlwind life marked by seven marriages and a tragedy that made her and her daughter infamous, when Cheryl stabbed her mother's abusive lover to death.The woman behind the sensational headlines comes alive in this gorgeous book. Lana was fun-loving, impulsive, generous to a fault, and above all, a survivor. While Lana's private adventures inspired the press, her talent and provocative presence shone in films like "The Postman Always Rings Twice", "The Bad and the Beautiful", and "Imitation of Life", and her complete list of movie credits are profiled here as well. Told in an engaging and unique way, with sections ranging from 'Lanamours' to 'Homes' to 'Makeup Secrets,' her life in and out of movies is told through extensive text illustrated with hundreds of unseen photos. These rare images show one of the most alluring women that ever lived, along with famous friends like Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and Howard Hughes, at work and play.Michael Douglas has the movie option and there have been news items about a film based on Lana's life going into production starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Keanu Reeves.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Cheryl Crane
Perseus-Running Press
ISBN 9780762433162
Antall sider 400 Dimensjoner 22,9cm x 30,6cm x 3,7cm
Vekt 2331 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Cindy De La Hoz Emner og form Biography: arts & entertainment, Films, cinema, Individual actors & performers