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By Michael Troyan

ISBN-10: 0813120942

ISBN-13: 9780813120942

ISBN-10: 0813191505

ISBN-13: 9780813191508

" during this first-ever biography of Greer Garson, Michael Troyan sweeps away the numerous myths that even this present day veil her lifestyles. the genuine origins of her beginning, her fairy-tale discovery in Hollywood, and her profession struggles at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are published for the 1st time. Garson mixed an everywoman caliber with grace, allure, and refinement. She received the Academy Award in 1941 for her function in Mrs. Miniver , and for the following decade she reigned because the queen of MGM. Co-star Christopher Plummer remembered, ""Here was once a siren who had intensity, energy, dignity, and humor who may well encourage nice belief, recommend deep mind and whose misty languorous eyes melted your middle away!"" Garson earned a complete of 7 Academy Award nominations for top Actress, and fourteen of her movies premiered at Radio urban song corridor, taking part in for a complete of eighty-four weeks―a checklist by no means equaled via the other actress. She used to be a principal determine within the golden age of the studios, operating with mythical performers Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn, Joan Crawford, Robert Mitchum, Debbie Reynolds, and Walter Pidgeon. Garson's reviews supply a desirable glimpse on the studio approach within the years while stars have been heavily associated with a specific studio and moguls reminiscent of L.B. Mayer broke or made careers. With the advantage of unique entry to studio creation documents, own letters and diaries, and the cooperation of her relatives, Troyan explores the triumphs and tragedies of her own lifestyles, a narrative extra colourful than any function she performed on screen.

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