Audrey Hepburn (Pocket Essential series) by Ellen Cheshire

By Ellen Cheshire

Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, energetic, and straightforward to learn. choked with evidence in addition to professional critiques, every one booklet has all of the key info you want to find out about such well known issues as movie, tv, cult fiction, historical past, and extra. This Pocket crucial seems at Audrey Hepburn's youth turning out to be up in Holland through the warfare. Her early ambition for a profession as a ballet dancer gave her the poise and dignity with which she used to be eponymous, and her 40-year operating dating with the dressmaker Hubert Givenchy created the "Hepburn glance" which Hollywood movie stars are nonetheless attempting to emulate. in addition to an introductory essay, this ebook has at its center Audrey the movie famous person, and every of her motion pictures is reviewed and analyzed, together with heritage details and minutiae.

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One day it threw her and she was rushed to hospital in Durango and then to Los Angeles where she spent three weeks recovering from four broken vertebrae in her back. fm Page 44 Saturday, December 20, 2003 9:12 PM where, as always, she was a complete professional and threw herself into the role, continuing to work and ride. Despite her efforts to protect her unborn child, she once again had a miscarriage. Returning to Switzerland for rest and recuperation, she discovered that she was once again pregnant and taking no chances this time, turned down all offers of work until after the birth of her first child in July 1960.

Once there, she begins organising and looking after her shattered and broken family. She is seen wearing a long sophisticated red dress showing her rebirth and another stage in her development. Packing her clothes to escape Moscow, she gives some to her maid. When she comes across the dress, which she wore to her first ball, for a flickering second she is transported back there - in a flashback - and she is happy once again, if only briefly. Trivia: Filmed during the summer in the Cinecitta studios in Rome, several tonnes of artificial snow had to be made for the film.

Singing all her own songs, Audrey carries off her first musical comedy with grace and humour. The plot is witty and fresh with huge sideswipes at the fashion industry and fashion photography - with which Audrey has become synonymous. Also under attack is the burgeoning beatnik generation - Fred Astaire’s and Kay Thompson’s costumes and subsequent dance number when they gatecrash an ‘empathaticalist’ party is a hoot. As is Thompson’s ‘Think Pink’ (Legally Blonde can’t even compete with pinkness of this sequence) and the gorgeous ‘S’wonderful’ number at the film’s finale.

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