Ida Lupino: A Biography

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University Press of Kentucky, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 323 pages
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"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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Ida Lupino: a biography

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Despite being published by a university press, this is a typical movie star biography. What sets it somewhat apart is the subject itself: Lupino was not only an effective second-rank movie star but ... Read full review

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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. Read full review

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