Femme Fatale: Cinema's Most Unforgettable Lethal Ladies

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(Limelight). From the femme fatale of the early cinema to her post-feminist rebirth, this lavishly illustrated book and comprehensive guide traces the history of these dangerously alluring, manipulative, and desperate lethal ladies. Femme Fatale surveys the history of the femme fatale in world cinema, with more than 300 photographs testifying to the power of these mysterious women. The book begins with the silent period and its vamps, like Theda Bara, Pola Negri, Clara Bow, and Bebe Daniels, then moves on to the Pre-Code ...

Femme Fatale: Cinema's Most Unforgettable Lethal Ladies 2009, Limelight Editions, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780879103699

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