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Olive Thomas|Michelle Vogel
Olive Thomas : The Life and Death of a Silent Film Beauty
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Olive Thomas was one of Hollywood's first true movie stars. Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, in 1894, she moved to New York at age sixteen and began to pursue an acting career. By 1915, she had landed a job as one of Ziegfeld's famous Follies girls. Before long her beauty was discovered by Hollywood, where she quickly became one of the biggest names in motion pictures. Her marriage to film star Jack Pickford further enhanced her popularity. Olive's death by poison on September 10, 1920, created a media circus. This biography begins with Olive's birth, follows her trip to stardom, and covers in detail the circumstances surrounding her mysterious death at age 25. Rare and beautiful photographs and a complete filmography are included.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780786429080
  • ISBN-10: 0786429089
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Publish Date: March 2007
  • Dimensions: 9.87 x 7.14 x 0.48 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.86 pounds
  • Page Count: 212
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP