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Author Webb, Clifton, 1893-1966.

Title Sitting pretty : the life and times of Clifton Webb / Clifton Webb with David L. Smith ; foreword by Robert Wagner
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 257 pages) : illustrations
Series Hollywood legends series
Hollywood legends series.
Contents Introduction -- The noses have it -- First vision of a name in lights -- Art and opera -- Making progress and moving up -- Dancing into Xanadu -- To Europe in search of adventure -- In love with Jeanne Eagels -- Great plays, then the great war -- The war starts, Blithe spirit leads to Laura -- More movies, more parties, and Garbo -- A top box-office draw -- Stars and stripes forever -- Clifton and Mabelle, together forever
Summary More than any other male movie star, the refined Clifton Webb (1889-1966) caused the movie-going public to change its image of a leading man. In a day when leading men were supposed to be strong, virile, and brave, Clifton Webb projected an image of fl
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-244) and index
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Subject Webb, Clifton, 1893-1966.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, David L. (David Lee), 1929-
LC no. 2010049423
ISBN 1283116618
1604739975 (electronic bk.)
9781604739978 (electronic bk.)