Some are born great / by Adela Rogers St. Johns

by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Publisher: New American Library in New York

Written in English
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Paginationvi, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
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Most of the books are entirely about Garland, but some, including Patricia Fox-Sheinwold's Too Young to Die, Some Are Born Great by Adela Rogers St. Johns and Jane Ellen Wayne's The Golden Girls of MGM, merely feature a chapter about her. [YOUNG, ROBERT]. ST. JOHNS, ADELA ROGERS. Some Are Born Great. Garden City: Doubleday, First Edition. Signed by noted actor Robert Young on the front inner board. Additionally signed and inscribed by reporter Adela Rogers St. Johns to Ruza Stackhouse, wife of Edwin Stackhouse who was the longtime manager of the Pickwick bookstore in Rating: % positive. Inevitably Honeycomb will be a honeypot and should be way up there&#;like # 2. No matter how loosely (over) written. No matter how uncut or unedited (in spite of the acknowledgement to her daughter Elaine who presumably did both)&#;it still runs to a bonanza pages or what she would call ""a manuscript of terror-striking size."" But then, as Ernie Pyle once told her, ""Unpack your. Adela Rogers St. Johns delighted in the fact that James Quirk of Photoplay called her “the mother-confessor of Hollywood” (St. Johns , 11). Her California birth, close association with William Randolph Hearst, and unconventional upbringing gave her an unusual vantage point on the social mores of Hollywood as was born in the s and assumed its mature form in the s.

Adela Rogers St. Johns was born Nora Adela Rogers on in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary criminal defense attorney Earl Rogers, a brilliant barrister who drank himself to death at an early age. Adela Rogers St. Johns has the unofficial title of veteran "sob sister" of American journalism due to the years she spent covering the Hollywood scene between and Her days at Hollywood High School prepared her for her work as a profile writer for the Hearst movie magazine Photoplay, where she cultivated an image of "mother confessor. Adela Rogers St. Johns: Some Are Born Great: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Inclou un capítol sobre Garland Michelle Russell From Tennessee to Oz - The Amazing Saga of Judy Garland's Family History, Part 1 & 2: & Catsong Publishing La història paterna de Judy Garland a Tennessee, a partir de Brad Steiger. Adela Nora Rogers St. Johns (20 de maio de - 10 de agosto de ) foi jornalista, romancista e roteirista americana. Escreveu vários roteiros para o cinema mudo, porém é mais lembrada por suas façanhas inovadoras como "A melhor repórter do mundo" e as entrevistas com celebridades para a revista Photoplay.

Adela Rogers St. John wrote an outstanding book entitled Some are Born Great. In it, she tells the story of Rachael Carson, who wrote Silent Spring. In the book, there is a conversation between Alice and the Red Queen. Alice says, “One can’t believe impossible things.” The queen answers, “I dare say, you haven’t had much practice. Love, Laughter and Tears My Hollywood Story By Adela Rogers – As I close my eyes and see it again, David Wark Griffith, credited by many as the Founding Father of Films as we know them, was what he was, a stage actor who must once himself have played the melancholy Dane, and with him comes the ideal casting for Ophelia.

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