Higham, Charles 1931-
Most widely held works about Charles Higham
Most widely held works by Charles Higham
The Duchess of Windsor : the secret life by Charles Higham ( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
Offers an intimate portrait of the American woman for whom a British King gave up his throne, and the glamour, rumor, and secrets associated with the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
Kate : the life of Katharine Hepburn by Charles Higham ( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
"With Charles Higham, Katharine Hepburn first authorized a writer to interview her closest friends and colleagues about her career, life, and behind-the-scenes romantic involvements from Leland Hayward to Spencer Tracy. And she herself tells the deeply moving story of her twenty-five-year love affair with Tracy. Here is a vivid portrait of the most elegant, independent, and tempestuous star to grace the screen."--BOOK JACKET.
Cary Grant : the lonely heart by Charles Higham ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and French and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
A biography of the American movie star describing his personal life and his work.
Orson Welles, the rise and fall of an American genius by Charles Higham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the man responsible for the infamous "War of the Worlds" broadcast.
Elizabeth and Philip : the untold story of the Queen of England and her Prince by Charles Higham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
The untold story of the Queen of England and her prince.
The adventures of Conan Doyle : the life of the creator of Sherlock Holmes by Charles Higham ( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes : the secret life by Charles Higham ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Biography of millionaire businessman Howard Hughes discussing his public and private life.
Charles Laughton : an intimate biography by Charles Higham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Trading with the enemy : an exposé of the Nazi-American money plot, 1933-1949 by Charles Higham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Errol Flynn : the untold story by Charles Higham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Recounts surprising--and shocking--exploits and escapades undertaken by the box-office idol, including love affairs with men and women, manslaughter charges, smuggling (gold, guns, and drugs), kleptomania, and work for the Nazis.
Bette : the life of Bette Davis by Charles Higham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Biography of Bette Davis; Several Photographs.
Merchant of dreams : Louis B. Mayer, M.G.M., and the secret Hollywood by Charles Higham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
With the first-time cooperation of Louis B. Mayer's family and surviving associates, Higham tells of the public successes and private agonies of the man who personified the Hollywood mogul.
The films of Orson Welles by Charles Higham ( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Lucy : the life of Lucille Ball by Charles Higham ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Covers the comedienne's life through "I Love Lucy" and beyond, including her stormy relationship with Desi, her perfectionism, and her emotional struggles.
Marlene : the life of Marlene Dietrich by Charles Higham ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and German and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Rose : the life and times of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy by Charles Higham ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and French and held by 855 libraries worldwide
The recent death of America's most famous matriarch signals the end of an amazing era. Now, drawing on hundreds of recently declassified documents, and with the cooperation of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's relatives, among others, New York Times bestselling author Charles Higham chronicles the life of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy in this dramatic, moving biography. During her times of glory, agony and ecstasy, Rose gave birth to nine children and to an unforgettable vision of the American Dream. Deeply religious, intensely ambitious for her family, she moved through fascinating worlds: politics, big business, England as the American ambassador's wife, Hollywood, high society, and Washington's inner circles. The tragic deaths of four of her children never shook her faith; she believed despite the worst that God always held her in his hands.
Cecil B. DeMille by Charles Higham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Biography of Cecil B. DeMille.
American swastika by Charles Higham ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Audrey : the life of Audrey Hepburn by Charles Higham ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Brando : the unauthorized biography by Charles Higham ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
A biography of one of America's best-known actors. Filled with first-hand stories and gossip from Brando's friends, family, wives and lovers, it probes a glamorous and turbulent life that spans six decades.
Actors Authors, Scottish Ball, Lucille,--1911-1989 Biography Businesspeople California--Los Angeles California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Comedians Commerce Davis, Bette,--1908-1989 DeMille, Cecil B.--1881-1959 Detectives Dietrich, Marlene Doyle, Arthur Conan,--Sir,--1859-1930 Elizabeth--II,--Queen of Great Britain,--1926- Entertainers Finance Flynn, Errol,--1909-1959 Germany Grant, Cary,--1904-1986 Great Britain Hepburn, Katharine,--1907-2003 History Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Hughes, Howard,--1905-1976 Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald,--1890-1995 Laughton, Charles,--1899-1962 Literature Manners and customs Marriage Marriages of royalty and nobility Mayer, Louis B.--1885-1957 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Millionaires Mothers of presidents Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Nobility Philip,--Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,--1921- Physicians Princes Queens Spiritualists Trading with the enemy United States Welles, Orson,--1915-1985 Windsor, Edward,--Duke of,--1894-1972 Windsor, Wallis Warfield,--Duchess of,--1896-1986 World War (1939-1945)
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