A fresh exploration of the art of screen acting as it has developed in Hollywood films for close to seven decades. Noted theater and film critic Hirsch has gathered rare photographs that show actors, from Rudolph Valentino to Meryl Streep, who embody aspects of the Hollywood Style--a unique blend of personality, acting ability, and sheer "star power". 262 photographs, 50 in full color. Index; bibliography.

Acting Hollywood Style 1996, Harry N. Abrams, New York

ISBN-13: 9780810926851

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