Colleen Moore: A Biography of the Silent Film Star by Jeff Codori

By Jeff Codori

Colleen Moore (1899–1988) used to be essentially the most renowned and liked stars of the yank silent monitor. Remembered essentially as a comedienne in such movies as Ella Cinders (1926) and Orchids and Ermine (1927), Moore’s profession used to be additionally packed with dramatic roles that regularly mirrored societal tendencies. A trailblazing performer, her legacy used to be a bit overshadowed by way of the feminine stars that her, particularly Louise Brooks and Clara Bow.
An in-depth exam of Moore’s youth and picture profession, the e-book finds the ways that her family members and the days during which she lived motivated the jobs she selected. incorporated are forewords written through movie historian Joseph Yranski, a pal of the actress, and by means of Moore’s stepdaughter, Judith Hargrave Coleman.

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