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by James R. Parish

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ISBN: 0895080052
ISBN13: 978-0895080059
Category: No category
Author: James R. Parish
Language: English
Publisher: Rainbow Publishing Company (March 1977)
Pages: 896 pages
ePUB size: 1752 kb
FB2 size: 1862 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 247
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I love this book. It has biographies of the stars contracted through RKO studios when the studios actually meant something to the public. They created stars - now they just create actors.
Very well written profiles on some of my favorite actresses of the golden age. It contains just about the right amount of information on their backgrounds and filmography.
I love this book!! Thoroughly satisfied. I had it once before and lost it, so when I found it online I had to get it. Very reasonable price and it was in very good condition. Came very quickly and I am very happy all around. Love my RKO GALS!!
It seems James Parish churns out far too many books. However, his series of books dealing with films and stars of the Golden period of Hollywood are absolutely indispensible for movie buffs.

Anyone old enough to remember the old (now defunct) film magazine, ''Films in Review'', will recall the magazine's monthly career article on stars which covered their films in detail. The article was followed by a filmography and many photos.

The RKO Gals is in similar vein. It covers the careers of female stars (under contract at one time) to RKO studio - stars like Ann Harding, Constance Bennett, Irene Dunne, Ginger Rogers, Katharine Hepburn, Anne Shirley, Lucille Ball, Joan Fontaine, Wendy Barrie, Lupe Velez, Maureen O'Hara, Jane Russell, Barbara Hale and Jane Greer. The great thing about this book is that all of the stars' films are covered in detail along with details about their personal lives (each chapter is like a mini book). At the end is a detailed filmography and a section on photos.

Anyone interested in old stars should immediately add this great book to their library.