Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel
|Series title:||Screen Classics Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $120.00|
| Book Description: |
Possessing a unique beauty and refined acting skills, Ann Dvorak (1911--1979) found success in Hollywood at a time when many actors were still struggling to adapt to the era of talkies. Seemingly destined for A-list fame, critics touted her as "Hollywood's New Cinderella" after film mogul Howard Hughes cast her as Cesca in the gangster film Scarface (1932). Dvorak's journey to superstardom was derailed when she walked out on her contractual obligations to Warner Bros. for an...