Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies

Author(s): Anthony Kendra; Uzarowski Bean

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Ava: A Life in Movies is a gorgeous illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a closer look at the Academy Award-nominated actress's famous screen roles while shedding new light on the creation and maintenance of her glamorous image, her marriages, and her friendships with famous figures such as Ernest Hemingway, John Huston, and Tennessee Williams. From the backwoods of Grabtown, North Carolina to the bullfighting rings of Spain, from the MGM backlot to the Rome of La Dolce Vita, Ava: A Life in Movies takes readers on the stunning and exciting journey of a life lived to the fullest and through four decades of film history with one of its most iconic stars


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Kendra Bean (Author) Kendra Bean is a historian and curator. She is the author of Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait. She runs the popular classic film blog VivAndLarry.com. Her writing has also been published by the British Film Institute and Bright Lights Film Journal, and she has lectured on cinema at the National Portrait Gallery (London), Victoria and Albert Museum, the BFI, the San Francisco Presidio Officers' Club, and the Walt Disney Family Museum. She lives in London. Anthony Uzarowski (Author) Anthony Uzarowski has an MA in Film Studies from University College London. He has written articles and essays on different aspects of classic and contemporary cinema, with his work published in The Guardian, Film International, and Queerty. He lives in London, where he works at the British Library.

General Fields

  • : 9780762459940
  • : Running Press,U.S.
  • : Running Press Adult
  • : 3.02
  • : July 2017
  • : 260mm X 206mm
  • : United States
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Color photos throughout, B&W photos throughout
  • : 272
  • : bl2017019883
  • : General Adult
  • : 790
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Hardcover
  • : Anthony Kendra; Uzarowski Bean