Running Time

Running Time In a young widow from Chicago arrives in Hollywood with almot no money but unlimited ambition She s determined to make her seven year old daughter the greatest movie star of them all From child

  • Title: Running Time
  • Author: Gavin Lambert
  • ISBN: 9781852424435
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1919, a young widow from Chicago arrives in Hollywood with almot no money but unlimited ambition She s determined to make her seven year old daughter the greatest movie star of them all From child starlet to screen goddess, this is the story of the meteoric rise of Baby Jewel Propelled through the star system by her glamorous, calculating mother Elva, Baby s life unrIn 1919, a young widow from Chicago arrives in Hollywood with almot no money but unlimited ambition She s determined to make her seven year old daughter the greatest movie star of them all From child starlet to screen goddess, this is the story of the meteoric rise of Baby Jewel Propelled through the star system by her glamorous, calculating mother Elva, Baby s life unrolls in spools of celluloid Blending fictional characters with a historical cast of thousands, including DW Griffith, Theda Bara Louis B Mayer, Bugsy Siegel, Howard Hughes, Errol Plynn, Hedda Hopper, WR Hearst and Marlon Davies.

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    About "Gavin Lambert"

    1. Gavin Lambert

      Lambert was educated at Cheltenham and Oxford, where he became friends with filmmakers Karel Reisz and Lindsay Anderson At Oxford he also founded, together with Reisz and Anderson, the short lived but influential journal, Sequence, which he co edited with Anderson From 1949 to 1955 he edited the periodical Sight and Sound, with Anderson as a regular contributor At about the same time Lambert was deeply involved in Britain s Free Cinema movement which called for social realism in contemporary movies He also wrote film criticism for The Sunday Times and The Guardian In 1957 he moved to Hollywood, California, in order to work there as a screenwriter and personal assistant to director Nicholas Ray, whose movie Bitter Victory 1957 he co wrote He claimed he became Ray s lover for a period of time.

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    1. Elva Kay may just be the greatest stage mother of all time. Like Gertrude Temple, mother of the amazing Shirley, she starts exposing her daughter to art while she's still a fetus: "I carried it around the Art Institute, on a Votes for Women float where I paraded in costume as the Liberty Belle, took it to a concert by Caruso, a matinee of the classic motion picture 'Quo Vadis?' and an exhibition of magic by Houdini under which he escaped from a sealed chest underwater."It pays off. Baby Jewel ar [...]


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