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By James Stratton

This complete, deftly written e-book examines the visible and thematic connections among the 4 most renowned American movies to house the motion picture and the making of a celebrity. starting with 1932's What rate Hollywood? and relocating during the 1937, 1954 and 1976 types of a celebrity Is Born, writer James Stratton considers the fashion, constitution, performers, creation crew and historic context that distinguish every one movie. shut research appraises the contributions of David Selznick, George Cukor, William Wellman, Constance Bennett, Janet Gaynor, Judy Garland, James Mason, Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson and numerous different movie artists and technicians. A wide-ranging introductory bankruptcy areas the 4 motion pictures in the context of different self-referential video clips the place Hollywood seems to be at itself.

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