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Colleen Moore : a biography of the silent film star

Author: Jeff Codori
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colleen Moore (1899-1988) was one of the most popular and beloved stars of the American silent screen. Remembered primarily as a comedienne in such films as Ella Cinders (1926) and Orchids and Ermine (1927), Moore's career was also filled with dramatic roles which often reflected greater societal trends. A trailblazing performer"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Colleen Moore; Colleen Moore; Colleen Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Codori
ISBN: 9780786449699 0786449691
OCLC Number: 773921232
Description: vi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: September 1895 --
Port Huron 1890-1902 --
Hillsdale Michigan 1905-1908 --
Atlanta, Georgia 1908-1911 --
Chicago and Tampa 1911-1916 --
November 1916 --
The bad boy December 1916-January 1917 --
April-December 1917 --
Selig polyscope 1918 --
1919 --
Discovering comedy --
"Dry land; that's all" --
August 1920 --
November 1920-March 1921 --
April-June 1921 --
Censorship --
August 1921-December 1921 --
"The bitterness of sweets" (look your best) March-May 1922 --
Forsaking all others September-October 1922 --
The nth commandment November-December 1922 --
The huntress May-July 1923 --
"The swamp angel" (painted people) October-November 1923 --
The perfect flapper January-April 1924 --
Sally --
The desert flower February-April 1925 --
European tour April-July 1925 --
First national, Irene --
Ella Cinders February 19-April 6, 1926 --
Twinkletoes July 26-September 15, 1926 --
October 1926-April 1927 --
Break with first national May-June 1927 --
New York and arbitration June-August 1927 --
October-November 1927 --
Oh, Kay! April-July 1928 --
Colleen and sound August-october 1928 --
Why be good? November 1928-January 1929 --
The Bel Air house and a fairy castle.
Responsibility: Jeff Codori ; forewords by Joseph Yranski and Judith Hargrave Coleman.

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