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Tallulah Bankhead the darling of the theater by Pamela Cowie Patrick

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Published by Writers Consortium Books in Huntsville, AL (4318 Shelby Ave., SE, Huntsville 35801) .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968.,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Actors and actresses.

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About the Edition

Follows the life of the strong-willed actress who dared to be different, brave, and unusual.

Edition Notes

Statementby Pamela Cowie Patrick ; with illustrations by Carla Ring.
SeriesRecollections of valor., v. 6
ContributionsRing, Carla, ill.
LC ClassificationsCT3260 .R43 1989 vol. 6, PN2287.B17 .R43 1989 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2221092M
LC Control Number89050179

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