Madeleine Carroll

Actress and Humanitarian, from The 39 Steps to the Red Cross
 
 
McFarland & Co Inc (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 30. Mai 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 208 Seiten
978-1-4766-7546-6 (ISBN)
 
At the height of her celebrity, Madeleine Carroll (1906 1987) was the world's highest-paid actress. She worked alongside such greats as Laurence Olivier and Charles Laughton, British directors Victor Saville and Alfred Hitchcock, and Hollywood directors John Ford and Otto Preminger. She also did radio and television shows-all of which she abandoned to become a Red Cross worker.

Piecing together long-lost facts, the author describes Carroll's almost indescribable life, narrating her personal highs and lows, as well as her fervent commitment to helping others-particularly child victims of war.
  • Englisch
  • Jefferson, NC
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  • USA
60 photographs
  • Höhe: 254 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
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  • Dicke: 11 mm
978-1-4766-7546-6 (9781476675466)

John Pascoe has been a researcher, writer and editor for British Steel, Arup and Electrocomponents. He is the holder of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) International Award of Excellence, STC Trans-European Award and CSI Honor Award for "outstanding achievement." He lives in the United Kingdom.

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