A star is born : the moment an actress becomes an icon / George Tiffin.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus,
ISBN: 9781781859377 (hbk.) :
Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve, Julie Christie, Uma Thurman - feted, adored and desired, successful movie actresses are icons of modern culture. But what was it that made them true stars? Was it looks, talent, drive, personality - or just plain luck? What was the first captivating image or unforgettable line that etched them indelibly in our collective memory - and transformed the screen actress of the passing movie credit into the screen goddess of eternal legend?
400 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm
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