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Mabel Normand : The Life and Career of a Hollywood Madcap (Paperback) (Timothy Dean Lefler)

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American silent film star Mabel Normand (1892-1930) appeared in a string of popular movies opposite the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle during the 1910s and 1920s, before dying of tuberculosis at age 37. Her brief but remarkable career, which included director and writer credits as well as heading her own studio and production company, was marred by scandal--police connected her to the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor--that defined her legacy. This book highlights Normand's substantial yet long overlooked contributions to film history and popular culture, tracing her life from humble beginnings on Staten Island to the heights of world superstardom.
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Performing Arts, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / General, Entertainment + Performing Arts
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Timothy Dean Lefler
Language: English
Street Date: March 23, 2016
TCIN: 50161410
UPC: 9780786478675
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-9338
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