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4 edition of Carole Lombard found in the catalog.

Carole Lombard

a bio-bibliography

by Robert D. Matzen

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lombard, Carole, 1908-1942.,
    • Lombard, Carole, 1908-1942 -- Bibliography.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert D. Matzen.
      SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.L625 M35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2038983M
      ISBN 100313262861
      LC Control Number88015429

      Special guests on October 5 will be Carole Sampeck, director of the Dallas-based Carole Lombard Archive Foundation and consultant in the development of Fireball, and the aforementioned Marina Gray, one of two Jedi Ninja researchers who helped to make Fireball a book that has drawn praise for the comprehensive nature of its information. [DC. Every Janth I tink of Carole Lombard I have read many books about her and I think she would feel very comfortable in today’s way of was natural,intelligent, sympathetic the kind of person we all would like to movie”Gable &Lombard”was an abomination.

      Robert Matzen is the award-winning author of Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe, Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3, and five other has appeared on national broadcast programs and his byline has appeared in the Wall Street Journal among other Dotti is the younger son of Audrey Hepburn and New York Times bestselling author .   Described in the listing as Tuscan, this Hollywood house looks for all the world like a castle — which seems fitting since such Hollywood royalty as Carole Lombard .

        Carole Lombard was the very opposite of the typical s starlet—she worked hard, took no prisoners and had a great passion for life. From the outside, her life was one of glamour and fun, yet she endured heartache and despair. As a child, her mother moved Carole and her brothers away from their beloved : The History Press. DEATH OF CAROLE LOMBARD. This book was extremely interesting as I really enjoy any book on Classic Hollywood and it's movie stars. It revealed a lot of facts on the death & life of CAROLE LOMBARD. Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: New. by fiddlinlady Good read of history.


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Carole Lombard by Robert D. Matzen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Matzen is the author of bestselling books about Hollywood history, including Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe and Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3. He is a former NASA contractor, where he worked as a writer and filmmaker/5().

Carole Lombard book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Carole Lombard was the very opposite of the typical s starlet. A /5. Carole Lombard, American actress who was known for her ability to combine elegance and zaniness in some of the most successful and popular film comedies of the s.

Carole Lombard book best-known movies included Twentieth Century, My Man Godfrey, and Nothing Sacred. Carole Lombard, the 5' 2" beauty was a comedy hit during Carole Lombard book 30s and in Fort Wayne, Indiana on October 6, under the name of Jane Alice Peters.

Young Jane Alice loved the Friday night movie night with her family and would perform the night before's show in the morning.

Carole Lombard, the blond, screwball movie star whose marriage to Clark Gable three years earlier had been front-page news, and 21 others perished when a TWA prop plane crashed on the night of Jan.

This book is part biography and part the story of a tragic accident, in which actress Carole Lombard and twenty one other people lost their lives. Much of the wreckage of TWA Flight 3, the commercial airliner which crashed on the evening of January 16th,is still strewn across the side of /5.

At local time on the morning of Janu in Indianapolis, Indiana, Carole Lombard, her mother, and her MGM press agent boarded Flight 3 to return to California. Lombard, anxious to meet her husband Clark Gable in Los Angeles, was returning from a successful War Bonds promotion tour in the Midwest, where she helped raise over.

Carole Lombard's life was marked by sadness and tragedy, a new book explores her story CLARK GABLE was distraught as he struggled up the snow-covered granite mountainside strewn with the wreckage.

Prior to buying this book I did manage to see 8 Carole Lombard films on the big screen in Jan in a BFI retrospective. I now wish I had seen more. While they weren't blockbuster, life changing films they were all highly entertaining and most solid 4 stars/5(20).

Carole Lombard was the very opposite of the typical s starlet—she worked hard, took no prisoners and had a great passion for life. From the outside, her life was one of glamour and fun, yet she endured heartache and despair.

As a child, her mother moved Carole and her brothers away from their beloved father/5(13). In her comedic roles, Gehring states in the book, Lombard offered the life lesson that "the irrational mind -- crazy Carole -- stood a much better chance of surviving in the equally irrational modern world." Lombard's film persona continues to survive in the public's collective conscious.

Robert Matzen takes a different approach to the traditional Hollywood biography, in part using storytelling skills honed as a feature documentary filmmaker. He also makes a commitment to get in the middle of the action and experience the subjects of his books.

In preparation for his bestseller Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker comes a blockbuster novel that takes you behind the scenes of the filming of Gone with the Wind, while turning the spotlight on the passionate romance between its dashing leading man, Clark Gable, and the blithe, free-spirited actress Carole Lombard.

When Julie Crawford leaves Fort Wayne, Indiana, for Hollywood, she never. Carole Lombard and Clark Gable are so enthused over the arrival of a six-pound baby son for the Walter Langs (Mrs. Lang was “Fieldsie” Carole’s long-time secretary and closest friend) that it is now no secret they’d like a little Gable themselves.

Several books also say there was a miscarriage in earlyand I think that may. “When Gable and Lombard got together and spent three full years as bedmates before they married, she became a one-man woman,’’ says Robert Matzen, author of “Fireball: Carole Lombard.

Robert Matzen is the author of bestselling books about Hollywood history, including Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe and Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3.

He is a former NASA contractor, where he worked as a Brand: GoodKnight Books. Carole Lombard was among the most commercially successfuly and admired film personalities in Hollywood in the s.

Carole Lombard includes a biography which brings to life this vivacious, unconventional woman, who showed fortitude in the face of personal hardships such as the automobile accident that scarred her face at age eighteen.

The bibliography that follows is comprehensive in. Jan. 19, The Times’ Gene Sherman reports from the scene of the crash that killed Carole Lombard and 21 others: “The totally demolished luxurious Douglas DC-3 Skyclub presented a grim, sorrowful picture on its rocky resting place.

Wreckage was scattered in a radius of yards and some of the victims were strewn around the waist-high snow. Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; Octo – Janu) is an American film is particularly not it for her energetic,often caff-beat roles in the screwball comedies o the 's.

She is the theistic-eyed star in Hollywood in the late 's. This expanded edition features newly uncovered information regarding Carole Lomard's bond-selling appearance in Indianapolis, the discovery of a plane crash victim's body at the Carole Lombard crash site, and an additional 16 pages of photographs.

Taking a fresh look at Hollywood's "Queen of Screwball," this book presents a first-ever examination of the events that led to the /5(4). This book has to be taken with not just a grain of salt, but an entire saltlick. Private conversations Published inthis quadruple biography attempts to tell us about the lives and intertwining relationships of Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, William Powell and Jean Harlow/5(7).On January 16 th, an airplane carrying Lombard crashed into Mount Potosi killing all 22 people on-board.

Robert Matzen is the author of “Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3.”.Carole Lombard book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.