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Bette Davis

Bette Davis

ISBN: 0865479313

Title: Bette Davis

Author: David Thomson

KDL Description:

BIOGRAPHY DAVIS

Bette Davis was the commanding figure of the great Hollywood stardom, with a drive and energy that put her contemporaries in the shade. She played queens, jezebels, and divas; she could out-talk any male costar; she warred with her studio, Warner Bros.; worked like a demon; got through four husbands; was nominated for seven Oscar; and—no matter what—never gave up fighting. This is her story.

Amazon Description:

“She could look demure while behaving like an empress. Blonde, with eyes like pearls too big for her head, she was very striking, but marginally pretty and certainly not beautiful… But it was her edge that made her memorable—her upstart superiority, her reluctance to pretend deference to others.”

Bette Davis was the commanding figure of the great Hollywood stardom, with a drive and energy that put her contemporaries in the shade. She played queens, jezebels, and divas; she could out-talk any male costar; she warred with her studio, Warner Bros.; worked like a demon; got through four husbands; was nominated for seven Oscar; and—no matter what—never gave up fighting. This is her story.