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Deborah Kerr: A Biography

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Blessed with a natural beauty that faded but little over the years, Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. A star in British pictures before she was 21 and a Hollywood fixture from 1946, she projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at a passion and insecurity beneath the surface. Frequently portraying selfless, sympathetic women, she was brilliant in such roles as Anna Leonowens in The King and I (1956). And in a fascinating departure from her normal range, Kerr's portrayal of the sexually frustrated Army wife in From Here to Eternity (1953) resulted in the screen's most famous ""clinch""--the beach scene with Burt Lancaster. Though she never won an Academy Award despite six nominations, Deborah Kerr received an honorary Oscar in 1994.

Pages in very good condition, very slight wear to edges.
Cover shows signs of use but is also in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Capua, Michelangelo
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0786458828
ISBN-13:
9780786458820
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
McFarland

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Blessed with a natural beauty that faded but little over the years, Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. A star in British pictures before she was 21 and a Hollywood fixture from 1946, she projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at a passion and insecurity beneath the surface. Frequently portraying selfless, sympathetic women, she was brilliant in such roles as Anna Leonowens in The King and I (1956). And in a fascinating departure from her normal range, Kerr's portrayal of the sexually frustrated Army wife in From Here to Eternity (1953) resulted in the screen's most famous ""clinch""--the beach scene with Burt Lancaster. Though she never won an Academy Award despite six nominations, Deborah Kerr received an honorary Oscar in 1994.

Pages in very good condition, very slight wear to edges.
Cover shows signs of use but is also in very good condition.

Author(s):
Capua, Michelangelo
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0786458828
ISBN-13:
9780786458820
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
McFarland

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