Ida Lupino: A Biography
"Ida Lupino (1918-1995) was more than a gorgeous image of film noir in the forties and fifties who starred in classics such as They Drive By Night, High Sierra, and Road House. Lupino also evolved into one of Hollywood's earliest female directors whose work was described by Martin Scorsese as ""resilient, with a remarkable empathy for the fragile and heartbroken."" William Donati chronicles the dramatic life of one of Hollywood's most prolific, substantive, and innovative artists, both behind and in front of the camera."
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Review: Ida Lupino: A BiographyUser Review - Jaime Contreras - Goodreads
This was one of the first biographies i ever read. Ms. Lupino was a star of film noir, one of the female pioneers of female tv stars and a respected film director. Read this and learn of this incredible and important woman in the history of film and television. Read full review
Review: Ida Lupino: A BiographyUser Review - Goodreads
An interesting biography of a fascinating woman who like so many of the women of her time was a walking contradiction. Strong and independent as a director and actress, her personal life was riddled with men that she should have dumped but stuck with them.