Michelle Vogel's Lupe Vélez: The Life and Career of Hollywood’s “Mexican PDF

By Michelle Vogel

ISBN-10: 078646139X

ISBN-13: 9780786461394

this is the 1st broad, full-length biography and occupation checklist at the lifestyles and paintings of Mexican whirlwind Lupe Vélez (1908–1944). through the years many crude myths have surfaced approximately Vélez, the main infamous that she “died together with her head within the toilet.” This biography not just reviews Lupe’s own lifestyles and career—including her tempestuous marriage to Johnny Weissmuller—but additionally examines her loss of life intimately. it's been nearly seven a long time seeing that her premature finish; in the end, the grotesque rumors and myths are debunked—for good.
integrated are never-before-told family members tales and images from Lupe’s moment cousin, and an research of the actress’s lasting effect on pop culture. The foreword by way of Oscar-winning movie historian Kevin Brownlow specializes in the very fact and fancy at the back of Lupe Vélez’s colourful public image.

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Lupe Vélez: The Life and Career of Hollywood’s “Mexican Spitfire” by Michelle Vogel

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