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RUSSIAN WRITINGS ON HOLLYWOOD.

Rand, Ayn. (Text) Berliner, Michael S. (Ed.)

ISBN 10: 0962533637 / ISBN 13: 9780962533631
Published by AYN RAND INSTITUTE PRESS. 1999, 1999
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: RUSSIAN WRITINGS ON HOLLYWOOD.

Publisher: AYN RAND INSTITUTE PRESS. 1999

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Reproduces and translates from the Russian two booklets in which the 20-year-old later known in the US as Ayn Rand records her admiration for Hollywood movies and stars. Pola Negri, about her favorite actress, was published without byline in 1925. Hollywood: American City of Movies, her description of early Hollywood, was pirated by a Soviet publisher. They were rediscovered separately during the middle 1990s. Accompanying them is a detailed log of the films she watched and a ranking of her favorite actors. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Ayn Rand (1905-1982) Novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, author of The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged and many other fiction and non-fiction works, is the originator of the philosophy of Objectivism. More than 20,000,000 copies of her books have be en sold. Born is St. Petersburg, Russia in 1905, she decided at age 9 to become a writer and was able to get out of the USSR in 1926 and came to the United States to pursue her writing. With the publication of The Fountainhead in 1943 she became a best selling author. After publication of her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, in 1957 she spent the last 25 years of her life lecturing and writing on philosophy. In 1998 a documentary film on her life, Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life, was nominated for an academy aw ard. The United States Postal Service has announced a stamp in tribute to Ayn Rand available in April, 1999.

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