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Mabel Normand

The Life and Career of a Hollywood Madcap

by Timothy Dean Lefler

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American silent film star Mabel Normand (1892-1930) appeared in a string of popular movies opposite the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle during the 1910s and 1920s, before dying of tuberculosis at age 37. Her brief but remarkable career, which included director and writer credits as well as heading her own studio and production company, was marred by scandal—police connected her to the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor—that defined her legacy. This book highlights Normand's substantial yet long overlooked contributions to film history and popular culture, tracing her life from humble beginnings on Staten Island to the heights of world superstardom.


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Publisher: McFarland

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  • Release date: April 15, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9781476623078
  • File size: 8463 KB
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  • File size: 8463 KB
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  • ISBN: 9781476623078
  • File size: 119855 KB
  • Release date: April 29, 2016

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American silent film star Mabel Normand (1892-1930) appeared in a string of popular movies opposite the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle during the 1910s and 1920s, before dying of tuberculosis at age 37. Her brief but remarkable career, which included director and writer credits as well as heading her own studio and production company, was marred by scandal—police connected her to the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor—that defined her legacy. This book highlights Normand's substantial yet long overlooked contributions to film history and popular culture, tracing her life from humble beginnings on Staten Island to the heights of world superstardom.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    McFarland

    Kindle Book
    Release date: April 15, 2016

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781476623078
    File size: 8463 KB
    Release date: April 15, 2016

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781476623078
    File size: 8463 KB
    Release date: April 15, 2016

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781476623078
    File size: 119855 KB
    Release date: April 29, 2016

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
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    English