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Theda Bara: A Biography of the Silent Screen Vamp, with a Filmography

By: Genini, Ronald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jefferson NC/London, McFarland & Company, Inc.: (c.1996)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17059

ISBN: 0-7864-0202-4

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [very light foxing to top edge, slight bumping to top corners]. (B&W photographs) Biography of a "nice Jewish girl from Cincinnati" who achieved screen notoriety as Theda Bara, the quintessential vampire (not the kind that bites your neck) of her day -- despite the fact that, in the author's words, "her films were trite, often poorly acted, extravagant and crude." (So when has THAT been any impediment to movie stardom?) View more info