Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

Hollywood Dream Girl

Book - 2017
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"A stunning gallery of more than 400 prized and rare photographs and illustrations, precious childhood snapshots, previously unpublished Edith Head and Helen Rose wardrobe sketches, original portraits, scene stills, on-set candids, wardrobe test shots, vintage magazine covers, and rare reproductions of exhibitor's showmanship manuals showing how film studios marketed Grace Kelly as a star, Grace Kelly captures this beloved luminary's eternal beauty as never before, and is a fresh, celebratory look at her remarkable career and her enduring cultural influence"--
Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062643339
0062643339
Branch Call Number: 791.43028 G7291J
Characteristics: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm

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Derringer
May 15, 2019

When it comes to Hollywood stars of yesteryear - If you like actress, Grace Kelly, then, you are sure to enjoy looking through this first-rate pictorial history of 400 images that presents an excellent overview of the visual highlights covering both Kelly's public and private life.

This book also includes plenty of biographical text to accompany all of the many photographs.

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ManMachine
Sep 11, 2018

Between the years of 1950-1956 - The delicately pretty, Grace Kelly was, undeniably, one of Hollywood's most bankable actresses, bar none.

During her rather brief film career she became one of director, Alfred Hitchcock's favourite leading ladies, as he starred her in 2 of his most famous films of the time - "Dial M For Murder" and "Rear Window".

This book titled "Hollywood Dream Girl" offers the reader a treasury of images of Kelly that span from her childhood, to her early modelling career, and, then, of course, onto her film roles.

Sad to say - On September 14, 1982 - Grace Kelly (52 at the time) suffered a stroke while driving back to Monaco and subsequently died in the crash that followed.

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