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Ava Gardner, a bio-bibliography

by Karin J. Fowler

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gardner, Ava, 1922-,
    • Gardner, Ava, 1922- -- Bibliography.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementKarin J. Fowler.
      SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.G37 F68 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p., [9] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1851744M
      ISBN 100313267766
      LC Control Number90003317

        Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra affair tell all. Fox Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra's marriage resulted in two abortions, but, according to the authors of the new book 'Ava: A Life in Movies.   In an exclusive from the book that wasn’t published in either of their lifetimes, Gardner spills the seduction-to-split secrets of her three marriages By Peter Evan s and Ava Gardne r J

      AVA GARDNER. By Doris Rollins Cannon, A child destined to become an international movie sensation, with a personal life that rivaled fiction, Ava Gardner, was born on Decem in the small farm community of Grabtown, eight miles from Smithfield in Johnston County, North Lavinia Gardner was the youngest of five daughters . Her previous books include Ava Gardner: A Bio-Bibliography () and Anne Baxter: A Bio-Bibliography (), both published by Greenwood Press. Bibliographic information. Title: David Niven: A Bio-bibliography Issue 63 of Bio-bibliographies in .

      The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a American Technicolor film based on the short story of the same name by Ernest film version of the short story was directed by Henry King, written by Casey Robinson, and starred Gregory Peck as Harry, Susan Hayward as Helen, and Ava Gardner as Cynthia Green (a character invented for the film). The film's ending does . Ava Gardner, Actress: The Night of the Iguana. Ava Lavina Gardner was born on Decem in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At her picture in the window of her brother-in- law's New .


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Ava Gardner, a bio-bibliography by Karin J. Fowler Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Ava Gardner: A Bio-Bibliography, Fowler traces the actress's life from a possible family tree to her smalltown beginning to world stardom. This biography comprises most of the book. This biography comprises most of the : Karin J.

Fowler. SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Doris Rollins Cannon. Grabtown Girl: Ava Gardner's North Carolina Childhood and Her Enduring Ties to Home.

Down Home Press. Ava Gardner: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. David Hanna. Ava: Portrait of a Star. Putnam's. This book contains a biography of one of the screen's most loved actresses whose career has spanned five decades. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of 79 results for Books: "ava gardner biography" Skip to main search results.

Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses, considered one of the most beautiful women of her day/5.

Mini Bio (1) Ava Lavina Gardner was born on Decem in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner.

Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. Ava Gardner signed a contract to be an actress with MGM inbut it wasn't until her appearance in 's The Killersthat she became a star.

Gardner's off-screen life was often as dramatic as. In this chatty autobiography, Gardner, who died last January at tells of her upbringing in a poor but proud Southern family, her sudden success in early-'40s Hollywood--mainly because of her beauty--and rails against MGM, which played up her cheesecake s: Home alone by the TV at 9 p.m.

may not be the world’s image of Ava Gardner, but she has few regrets. “My life’s okay,” she says with pride. “I wouldn’t say this is the best part, but.

The Wild Life and Many Loves of Ava Gardner. Lee Server’s Ava Gardner: Love Is Nothing is stacked with juicy anecdotes about the classic Hollywood screen siren, from a dalliance with Fidel.

35 quotes from Ava Gardner: 'The truth is, honey, I've enjoyed my life. I've had a hell of a good time.', 'When I’m old and gray, I want to have a house by the sea. And paint. With a lot of wonderful chums, good music, and booze around.

And a damn good kitchen to cook in.', and 'Sex isn't all that important, but it is when you love someone very much.'. Hardcover: £/56,00€/A$ This book contains a biography of one of the screen's most loved actresses whose career has spanned five decades.

Her life's story is as dramatic and compelling as many of her famous roles. From her country roots to her world travels, Ava Gardner was a constant favorite of the media.

Hardcover Edition of Ava Gardner's own story with no hold barred. Like a novel but Ava really lived it. In this chatty autobiography, Gardner tells of her upbringing in a poor but proud Southern family, her sudden success in early-'40s Hollywood--mainly because of her beauty--and rails against MGM, which played up her cheesecake potential/5(68).

Ava Gardner, American film actress of the s and ’50s who, despite her renowned beauty and sensuality, successfully resisted being typecast as a sex symbol. Among her notable films are The Killers, Mogambo, The Barefoot Contessa, and Bhowani Junction. Ava Gardner: A Bio-Bibliography This book contains a biography of one of the screen's most loved actresses whose career has spanned five decades.

Her life's story is as dramatic and compelling as many of her famous roles. by Anne Helen Petersen. Ava Gardner knew how to pose for the camera. She’d slit her eyes, throw her head at an angle, and the photographer would somehow catch something about her — not elegance or grace, exactly, but something that was strong, sexual, and almost animal, as if she were zeroing in on you, weighing your merits, and readying to pounce.

She died in after canceling the project and her ghostwriter, Peter Evans, took the tapes to his they've been compiled in a book, Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations and the book is a no-holds-barred tell-all spectacular of booze driven debauchery.

Her first husband was Mickey Rooney who she revealed had the nickname Mickey Hard-On. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations by Peter Evans () by Peter Evans | Jan 1.

Ava Gardner was discovered by chance. She went from a too small to be called a small town to a top Hollywood leading lady and world famous as shockingly beautiful. Unfortunately, she was not happy. She started drinking to handle anxiety as soon as she got to Hollywood and became a very heavy drinking alcoholic/5().

Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood history, Ava Gardner left her mark during her almost year film career. But her roles in movies like The Barefoot Contessa and.

And so, in JanuaryAva Gardner, ravaged by booze and cigarettes and a recent stroke, called British journalist Peter Evans and asked him to ghostwrite her memoirs.But the absolute nadir of tawdry is his account of Ava Gardner—do not read further unless you are prepared to have your idea of a lovable old Hollywood icon sullied beyond repair.

We were both athletic in bed, and pretty verbal, too. Once Ava lost her Southern reticence, she seemed to enjoy using the f-word. Biggest Bombshells From New Ava Gardner Biography: Her Tumultuous Marriage to Frank Sinatra & More The late legendary actress is the subject of Ava, a Life in Movies, a new biography that.