The MGM Stock Company The Golden Era Author:Ronald L. Bowers, James Robert Parish This reference directory to the gigantic MGM stock company is a cornucopia of film lore, with carefully detailed biographies and career studies of nearly 150 MGM greats, from June Allyson to Robert Young. Also starring: Fred Astaire, Mary Astor, Lew Ayres, Lucille Ball, all three Barrymores, Ann Blyth, Leslie Caron, Joan Crawford, Arlene Dahl, M... more »arion Davies, Laraine Day, Melvyn Douglas, Jimmy Durante, Marie Dressler, Mel Ferrer, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Van Heflin, Katherine Hepburn, Ruth Hussey, Van Johnson, Myrna Loy, Robert Montgomery, Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon, Luise Rainor, Ann Sothern, Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Elizabeth Taylor, and more than 100 more.
Plus -- film listings for each star by year (over 6,875 movies in all!).
Plus -- a photo gallery of more than 350 pictures.
Open to any page in this massive book (alphabetically arranged for instant reference) and find yourself enthralled by the true-to-life career of the marquee name. Film historians James Robert Parrish and Ronald L. Bowers have combed the archives, screened hundreds of films, searched here and abroad for rare stills. Rich in quotes from the stars themselves, replete with fascinating salary statistics and contemporary reviews, The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Era is the anatomy of a lion's pride. (Leo the Lion, that is.)« less