Biography of English actress Greer Garson by Michael Troyan. Garson was a star in Hollywood during World War II, appearing in such films as Mrs. Miniver for which she won the Academy Award of 1942 for best actress. Troyan focuses on Garson's work with MGM as a key figure at the height of the studio system, working with stars such as Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn, Joan Crawford, Robert Mitchum, Debbie Reynolds and Walter Pidgeon. Troyan draws upon studio prodiction files and personal letters and diaries in the exploration of Garson's career as a prime example of a studio system star in an era in which star personas and careers were dominated by moguls such as Lewis B. Mayer. TREMOUGH

Item number 27558
Category Book
Type Biography
Dimensions Standard
Language English
Country of origin USA
Related people Michael Troyan (Author)
Greer Garson (Subject)

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