Cover of: High society | Donald Spoto

About the Book

Documents the life and whirlwind career of the iconic Hollywood actress-turned-European princess, drawing on previously unpublished interviews to discuss her conservative education, Oscar-winning film achievements, and role as a mother to royal children.

Table of Contents

Fade-in (1929-1951). Off the Main Line ; The student model
Action (1951-1956). Less is more, or not ; L'affaire Gable ; Over the moon ; Friends and lovers ; Climbing over rooftops ; Crisis ; Playing the princess
Fade-out (1956-1982). High society rearranged.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-290) and index.

Genre Biography


Dewey Decimal Class 944.9/49, B
Library of Congress DC943.G7 S68 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination xiii, 303 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages 303

ID Numbers

Open Library OL23989415M
Internet Archive highsocietylifeo00spot
ISBN 10 0307395618
ISBN 13 9780307395610
LC Control Number 2009281604

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