The Ultimate Star
||Shearer, Stephen Michael|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Thomas Dunne Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.99|
| Book Description: |
Gloria Swanson defined what it meant to be a movie star, but her unforgettable role inSunset Boulevardovershadowed the true story of her life. Now Stephen Michael Shearer sets the record straight in the first in-depth biography of the film legend.
Swanson was Hollywood's first successful glamour queen. Her stardom as an actress in the mid-1920s earned her millions of fans and millions of dollars. Realizing her box office value early in her career, she took control of...