Movie Dynasty Princesses: Irene Mayer Selznick and Edith by Jennifer K. Lafferty PDF

By Jennifer K. Lafferty

ISBN-10: 1973715252

ISBN-13: 9781973715252

The interesting lives of celebrated Broadway manufacturer Irene Mayer Selznick (“A Streetcar Named Desire”; “The Chalk Garden”), and major socialite Edith Mayer Goetz, are explored during this revealing double bio. because the daughters of iconic MGM wealthy person Louis B. Mayer, they have been Hollywood royalty. via their marriages to excessive profile movie manufacturers -- Irene to David O. Selznick (“Gone with the Wind”) and Edith to destiny common wealthy person William Goetz -- the sisters every one carved out her personal specific area of interest in Hollywood, whereas aiding and influencing their husbands’ paintings. Edie rose to prominence as queen bee of motion picture society. Irene left her husband and commenced a brand new existence in manhattan, the place she launched into an formidable profession as a theatrical manufacturer, not just succeeding with significant hit performs, yet blazing a path for girls within the theater. Set opposed to the glamorous backdrop Hollywood’s Golden Age and post-war Broadway, “Movie Dynasty Princesses” chronicles the interesting, inspiring and infrequently heartbreaking trips of those rivalrous sisters who strove to make their goals come true

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