This is a book I recommend to anyone who loves silent film or biographies in general.
Great ideas for stories here, overall you get a good sense of how hard it was (is) to be a sucess in Hollywood and how fast it disappears.
The research on this book was extensive and this made the book so incredibly wonderful.
Lots of solid research but not much flesh to it. Disappointed, but the book was still interesting. Proofreading needed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Gregory
Nothing new, but good just the same. Some of the actresses I knew or heard about. They all had interesting lives and their share of heartbreak.Published 5 months ago by Joe Leon
Michael Ankerich and Kevin Brownlow have emerged as two of the foremost authors chronicling the era of the silent movies. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Pugwash
I am a sucker for stories about the people that made hollywood. This does not disappoint and may even bring back to life some of the starlets we have forgotten or stars who... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book was absolutely wonderful. It details the lives of these remarkable women with enough information to make them come alive. Read morePublished 23 months ago by shannon ore
Thank you for writing a book about these beautiful and talented but forgotten stars. I've been a huge fan of Olive Borden, Barbara La Marr, and Marie Prevost for years but there is... Read morePublished on August 31, 2012 by PoodleMommy
Dangerous Curves examines the lives and careers of 14 women who appeared in silent films and either lost favor with audiences, developed a drug habit, or died at an early age. Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by Samantha Glasser
Just thought I would add my thoughts. I don't usually go for books
detailing "misfortunes of hard luck girls" but I'm glad I did as
the book is so meticulously researched... Read more