WorldCat Identities

Wayne, Jane Ellen

Overview
Works: 33 works in 167 publications in 7 languages and 5,846 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1998.2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Ellen Wayne
The golden girls of MGM : Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly, and others by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives and careers of such MGM stars as Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Joan Crawford, and Greta Garbo
Gable's women by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys Clark Gable's life and discusses his romantic involvements with his leading ladies and other women
Ava's men : the private life of Ava Gardner by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Ava Gardner
The leading men of MGM by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As celluloid royalty and soldiers in Louis B. Mayer's box office army, the men of The Leading Men of MGM captured the hearts and imaginations of the movie-going public during a thirty-year stretch encompassing three wars and the ultimate downfall of a studio empire. While their roles onscreen are some of the most memorable ever captured, they often pale in comparison to the lives these men lived off screen." "The Leading Men of MGM exposes these legendary figures in all of their salacious glory - from Clark Gable's clandestine dalliances in bistro bathrooms to Elvis's pill-popping and Frank Sinatra and Peter Lawford's icy post-Kennedy jousts." "Also profiling such stars as Ramon Novarro, Billy Haines, and Van Johnson, the collection offers complete filmographies and insightful looks at the nature of stardom during an era when the phenomenon was being minted. Offering a warts-and-all look at fifteen-plus legendary tinsel town stars, in addition to exploring their successes as genuine Hollywood talent, author Jane Ellen Wayne has written a must-have volume for film buffs of all stripes."--BOOK JACKET
Stanwyck by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn's men : the private life of Marilyn Monroe by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crawford's men by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronology of Joan Crawford's films" : p. 239-249. Includes index
Lana : the life and loves of Lana Turner by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of MGM's most successful leading ladies, Lana Turner started in Ziegfeld Girl, The Bad and the Beautiful, Peyton Place, Imitation of Life, Madame X, and The Postman Always Rings Twice. Yet her larger-than-life work on the screen took second billing to her dramatic private life. She married seven times and conducted colorful romances with the likes of Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra, Howard Hughes, and Tyrone Power, whom she always claimed to be the love of her life, but who went on to marry another woman
Clark Gable : portrait of a misfit by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who finally won the indomitable Scarlett O'Hara onscreen was even more of a lady's man offscreen. He seduced, and, in several cases, married women of immense wealth and ambition who could sustain his extravagant lifestyle and further his career. His marriages to the dowdy, middle-aged Josephine Dillon and, later, to Houston socialite Ria Langham, for instance, were clearly little more than financial arrangements and Gable maintained extramarital relations throughout both. Among his most famous lovers were Hollywood stars Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, and the incomparable Joan Crawford. But only Carole Lombard, with her stunning blonde looks and baudy sense of humor, captured his heart and taught him how to love. Her death nearly destroyed him. Yet he struggled on, eventually finding happiness with this last wife, heiress Kay Spreckles, who gave him an only son he never lived to see
Cooper's women by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Kelly's men by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Taylor by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and loves of Grace Kelly by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and loves of Barbara Stanwyck by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Stanwyck swore like a sailor, chain smoked and was an alcoholic. And yet, she was one of Hollywood's biggest stars, indeed, number eleven on the American Film Institute's 100 Years of Greatest Screen Legends, and appeared in classic films such as Double Indemnity and Meet John Doe. In this fascinating biography, we follow the orphan who, by sheer determination, became a dancer in Hollywood and began her rise to the top. She auditioned for Frank Capra who called her a 'porcupine' and had an affair with her but after, made her a star. Barbara's first marriage was to comic Frank Fay, they adopted a son whom she later abandoned in the most extraordinary way. Her second husband was Robert Taylor, to whom she vowed revenge after their break-up for his affairs with Lana Turner and Ava Gardner. Until the day she died, she collected 15 per cent of his substantial earnings. Yet on her own deathbed, she swore he was by her bedside waiting for her. Full of tragedy, ambition, success and jealousy, Hollywood stars and stories that include new revelations of affairs with both leading actors and actresses, as well as details of her films, this is a must for Barbara fans and film fans alike
The golden guys of MGM : privilege, power & pain by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Gable : portrait of a misfit by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Gable : portrait of a misfit by Jane Ellen Wayne( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To his fans, he was the King of Hollywood. To others, he was the embittered and alcoholic King of Tragedy. In all shades of life, his character was epic. Gable's rise to idol stature was swift. He made close to one hundred films in his lifetime and achieved immortalization in the timeless epic, Gone with the wind. Off-screen, the man who finally won the indomitable Scarlett O'Hara was even more of a lady's man than his character. He seduced, and, in several cases, married women of immense wealth to sustain his extravagant lifestyle and further his career. Among his most famous lovers were Hollywood stars Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, and Joan Crawford. But only Carole Lombard, with her stunning blonde looks and bawdy sense of humor, captured his heart and taught him how to love
Los hombres de Ava by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het liefdeleven van Grace Kelly : haar hartstocht kende geen grenzen by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Dutch and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse filmster, vanaf 1956 prinses van Monaco (1929- 1982)
Les femmes de Clark Gable by Jane Ellen Wayne( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The golden girls of MGM : Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly, and others
Alternative Names
Wayne, Jane E.

ウェイン, J. E

ウェイン, ジェイン・エレン

韦恩, 简・埃伦

Languages
English (128)

Spanish (5)

French (2)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (2)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The leading men of MGMThe life and loves of Barbara StanwyckThe golden guys of MGM : privilege, power & painClark Gable : portrait of a misfit