The Complete Kay Francis Career Record: All Film, Stage, Radio and Television Appearances

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McFarland, 2008 - 287 pages
This book is the definitive guide to the film, stage, radio and television career of Kay Francis, one of the most glamorous stars from the golden age of Hollywood. For each film, the authors provide a thorough synopsis plus cast and crew information (including biographies), opening dates, production notes, behind-the-scenes details, and reviews. In addition, information is provided on her stage, radio, and television appearances, and a section is devoted to collecting Kay Francis memorabilia, including such items as cigarette cards, sheet music, and soundtracks. Also covered is the stage and vaudeville career of Kay Francis' mother, Katherine Clinton. A brief biography of Kay Francis is provided, along with an insightful foreword by film scholar James Robert Parish. Truly a treasure trove for Kay Francis fans and anyone interested in classic filmmaking in the 1930s and 1940s, the book includes more than 130 illustrations, many of them rare.

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Film scholar and award-winning writer Lynn Kear lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia.Author John Rossman lives in New York.They are co-authors of the biography Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career (2006).

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