By Tracey Goessel
Douglas Fairbanks was once the best best guy of his generation—the first and the easiest of the swashbucklers. He made many of the maximum motion pictures of the silent period, together with The Thief of Bagdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark of Zorro. With Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, and his spouse, movie famous person Mary Pickford, he based United Artists. Pickford and Fairbanks governed Hollywood as its first king and queen for a decade. Now a cache of newly stumbled on love letters from Fairbanks to Pickford shape the center-piece of the 1st actually definitive biography of Hollywood's first king, the unique Robin Hood, the genuine Zorro, the fellow who did his personal stunts, equipped his personal studio, and shaped an organization that allowed artists to distribute their very own wealth outdoor the studio method. Fairbanks was once enjoyable, witty, enticing, inventive, athletic, and a strength to be reckoned with. He formed our concept of the Hollywood hero, and it hasn't ever been an identical seeing that. His tale, like his videos, is filled with ardour, bravado, and romance.
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The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks by Tracey Goessel