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Audrey Hepburn By F.X. Feeney

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A visual biography of Audrey Hepburn, this title is part of a series of photo books that feature the famous movie icons in the history of cinema. It features portraits, colorful posters and lobby cards, film stills, and photos showing the stars as they really are. These images are accompanied by introductory essays by leading film writers.

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Audrey Hepburn: Amazing Grace by F.X. Feeney

Her beauty has proved timeless - should we be surprised? Equally graceful whether moving or standing still, blessed with a balletic poise, luminous dark eyes, and an exquisite profile a queen might envy, Audrey Hepburn would no doubt have become famous in her youth even of the movies hadn't found her - simply because no self-respecting camera could resist her. What sets her iconic beauty apart now, for us, more than a decade after she's quit the stage of this life, is that her physicality is oddly secondary. Her extraordinary good looks merely halo a still-living smile. "The Hollywood Icon" series: People talk about Hollywood glamour, about studios that had more stars than there are in heaven, about actors who weren't actors but were icons. Other people talk about these things, Taschen shows you. "Hollywood Icons" is a series of photo books that feature the most famous movie icons in the history of cinema. These 192-page books are visual biographies of the stars. For each title, series editor Paul Duncan has painstaking selected approximately 150 high quality enigmatic and sumptuous portraits, colorful posters and lobby cards, rare film stills, and previously unpublished candid photos showing the stars as they really are. These images are accompanied by concise introductory essays by leading film writers; each book also includes a chronology, a filmography, and a bibliography, and is peppered with apposite quotes from the movies and from life.

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About F.X. Feeney


F.X. Feeney is a screenwriter and critic based in Los Angeles. His film credits include The Big Brass Ring, based on a story by Orson Welles, and Frankenstein Unbound, directed by Roger Corman, whilst his reviews have appeared in L.A. Weekly and other publications. F.X. has also written the TASCHEN's Michael Mann and Polanski.

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GOR000942839
Audrey Hepburn: Amazing Grace by F.X. Feeney
F.X. Feeney
Icons Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taschen GmbH
2006-11-30
192
3822820016
9783822820018
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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