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Author Leider, Emily Wortis.

Title Myrna Loy : the only good girl in Hollywood / Emily W. Leider.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 411 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents The climb -- Not your typical Helena girl -- Life without father -- Enter Myrna Loy -- Warner Bros.' exotic vixen -- Breakthrough -- Cutting the veil -- Mr. and Mrs. Thin Man -- Myrna Loy vs. MGM -- Mrs. Arthur Hornblow Jr. -- Wife vs. mistress -- Trouble -- Things fall apart -- Rebound -- Postwar -- Breaking away -- Mrs. Howland Sargeant -- New York ending.
Summary From the beginning, Myrna Loy's screen image conjured mystery, a sense of something withheld. "Who is she?" was a question posed in the first fan magazine article published about her in 1925. This first ever biography of the wry and sophisticated actress best known for her role as Nora Charles, wife to dapper detective William Powell in The Thin Man, offers an unprecedented picture of her life and an extraordinary movie career that spanned six decades. Opening with Loy's rough-and-tumble upbringing in Montana, the book takes us to Los Angeles in the 1920s, where Loy's striking looks caught the.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520949638 (electronic bk.)
0520949633 (electronic bk.)