Kay Thompson: From Funny Face to Eloise

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Product Details

Price
$25.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.2 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439176542

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About the Author

SAM IRVIN is a veteran filmmaker. After beginning his career as Brian De Palma's assistant on Dressed to Kill, Irvin has directed a dozen movies, including Guilty as Charged, Elvira's Haunted Hills, and Kiss of a Stranger (from his own original screenplay). Irvin's other credits include co-executive producing Bill Condon's Academy Award-winning motion picture, Gods and Monsters. Between projects, he teaches graduate courses on filmmaking at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

Reviews

"Irvin superbly tells the whole story about a fabulous yet flawed woman."
- Craig Wilson, USA Today
"Fans of Hollywood's golden age and fans of the Plaza Hotel's most famous inhabitant will be, in Eloise speak, rawther glad that Kay Thompson's own story has been told."

- Joanne Kaufman, The Wall Street Journal
"Light, breezy, gossipy and filled with historical connections one could never imagine."

- Patrick McGuire, Chicago Sun-Times
"This incredible new book... is packed, and I mean jam-packed, with one juicy story after another... The book is like a party in your hands!"

- Liz Smith, wowOwow.com