Fabulous Faces of Classic Hollywood

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Category: The arts

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: ACC Art Books

ISBN: 9781788842518

RRP: $99.00


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Fabulous Faces of Classic Hollywood brings some of the greatest portraits taken by leading Hollywood portrait photographers during the motion picture industry’s golden years of 1920 to 1960. Little-seen negatives, long buried in the remarkable and internationally renowned archives of the John Kobal Foundation, have been unearthed and printed to reveal some of Hollywood’s favourite stars at the height of their careers. Full-page images of Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, as well as lesser lights including Anna May Wong, Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez and Ramon Novarro, will remind long-time movie fans why these important 20th-century icons will forever remain the fabulous faces of the movie world. Selected by best-selling author Robert Dance and writer and award-winning film producer Simon Crocker, over 200 photographs are presented alongside an essay by Dance, describing what it takes to become a fabulous face and an international icon. SELLING POINTS: . Long-buried, little-seen portraits of some of Hollywood’s favourite movie stars . Over 200 full-page images from the archives of the John Kobal Foundation . Surprises in store for even the most sophisticated movie fans . The perfect present for fans of Hollywood’s motion-picture industry’s golden years 200 b/w illustrations

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