Leading Ladies: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era

by Turner Classic Movies

Paperback, 2006




Chronicle Books (2006), Edition: First Edition, First Printing, 240 pages


Sexy, stylish, and powerfulfrom Lillian Gish to Katharine Hepburn, Myrna Loy to Lauren Bacall, Jean Harlow to Grace Kelly, each of the legendary actresses featured in this book left an indelible mark in film history and define roles for women on and off the screen. Produced by Turner Classic Movies, this playful and definitive guide to fifty unforgettable actresses mirrors the focus of a month-long film festival on the channel. The life and accomplishments of each actress is celebrated in an insightful career overview, accompanied by an annotated list of essential films, filmographies, behind the scenes facts and style notes, Academy Award wins and nominations. Full of delightful trivia, film stills, posters, and glamorous photos, Leading Ladies pays tribute to the most charismatic, enduring, and elegant actresses of the silver screen.… (more)


½ (19 ratings; 3.8)


Original language


Physical description

240 p.; 7.1 inches


0811852482 / 9780811852487
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