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The Dream Factory

Leigh, Janet

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ISBN 10: 1551668742 / ISBN 13: 9781551668741
Published by MIra Books, Don Mills, Ontario, 2002
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First printing, February 2002, stated; full number line. Sgned by the author on the title page: "Warm regards, / Janet Leigh." A novel by the star of such films as "Little Women" and "Psycho." Book is square and unmarked; one corner, tail of spine bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $22.95); Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005863

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Title: The Dream Factory

Publisher: MIra Books, Don Mills, Ontario

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Mira (February 1, 2002) Language: English ISBN: 1551668742 Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.4 x 1.2 inches From the venerable star of Hitchcock's Psycho comes a saccharine, painfully overwritten roman clef spa"

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Jeanette Helen Morrison was thrust into the fantastic world of Hollywood when she was discovered by motion picture legend Norma Shearer at a ski lodge in northern California. Overwhelmed by the young woman's beauty, Shearer immediately contacted MGM studios, who sent for her, changed her name to Janet Leigh and signed her to a film contract. Before the ink was dry on her contract, she was shooting her debut film, The Romance of Rosy Ridge. She flourished instantly, and it was the beginning of a very successful career in film.

Leigh was born and raised in Merced, California. She studied music and psychology at the College of the Pacific, where she had her first experience performing in musicals. Most memorable among her more than fifty films, which include several musicals, are Bye Bye Birdie, Touch of Evil, My Sister Eileen and Little Women. Leigh also starred in such films as Holiday Affair, The Naked Spur and The Manchurian Candidate, opposite Frank Sinatra. She is most noted, however, for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic thriller, Psycho, which landed her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1960, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance.

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