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million dollar mermaid

by Esther Williams

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Williams, Esther, 1923-,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Large type books.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.

      StatementEsther Williams with Digby Diehl.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThorndike large print biography series
      ContributionsDiehl, Digby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.W472 A3 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination717 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages717
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51486M
      ISBN 10078622360X, 0786223618
      LC Control Number99057108

      Million Dollar Mermaid () Photo Gallery. 19 photos. Add Image. 19 photos. Storyline. Biopic of Australian swimming champ and entertainer Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece . Million Dollar Mermaid is a biopic about the real life swimming champ Annette Kellermann. Kellermann was discovered on the Carnival circuit, then taken throughout the world to perform various daredevil feats. Eventually, she makes it to Hollywood and gets to swap dog biscuits with Rin Tin Tin.

      Movies * Angry colleagues and others close to the '50s screen hunk react to cross-dressing claims in tell-all book. Business. California. Climate & Environment. “The Million Dollar Mermaid.   Esther Williams, Million Dollar Mermaid. Harvest Books. The actress’ kiss-off line to Jeff Chandler — who had a penchant for cross-dressing — was epic: "Jeff, you’re too big for polka dots.

      Dec 8, - Explore Jacki Doulis's board "Million Dollar Mermaid" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Esther williams, Ester williams, Million dollar mermaid pins. As Williams tells it in her fresh and convincing autobiography, ''The Million Dollar Mermaid,'' after she became a swimming champion at not quite 17 and a hit in Billy Rose's Aquacade in the


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Million Dollar Mermaid written by the late Esther Williams came out in She discusses in detail her 's MGM career. If your an fan of classic film actresses this would be an good read. The only draw back that I could find would be she leaves out her life from late 80's to the time her bio Cited by: 6.

The Million Dollar Mermaid book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During Hollywood's heyday, big studios battled over the /5.

It was a conversation as lively and open as her book, The Million Dollar Mermaid: An Autobiography. —Brett Leveridge. Barnes & : As I read your book, it struck me that you've have had a life filled with such extreme highs and lows.

There have been many wonderful chapters in your life but so many sad and tragic events as well/5(4). Million Dollar Mermaid written by the late Esther Williams came out in She discusses in detail her 's MGM career. If your an fan of classic film actresses this would be an good read.

The only draw back that I could find would be she leaves out her life from late 80's to the time her bio /5(). THE MILLION DOLLAR MERMAID: An Autobiography User Review - Kirkus Film star Williams reveals all, including how every hair and eyelash remained in place during the spectacular water ballets that /5(4).

Get this from a library. The million dollar mermaid. [Esther Williams; Digby Diehl] -- A legendary film star offers her perspective on life during Hollywood's Golden Age, chronicling her youthful idealism, her training to be a star, and her own tempestuous personal life.

Get this from a library. The million dollar mermaid. [Esther Williams; Digby Diehl] -- The author offers her perspective on life during Hollywood's Golden Age, chronicling her youthful idealism, her training to be a star, and her own tempestuous personal life.

Rarely has one of. The Million Dollar Mermaid By ESTHER WILLIAMS with DIGBY DIEHL Simon & Schuster. Read the Review. Esther Williams, Cary Grant, and LSD. Which Esther Williams do you want to hear about. As I look back through the filing cabinet of my life while writing this book, I realize that there are many of us.

I love that sweet little child who grew up in. Million Dollar Mermaid tells the story of Australian swimming sensation Annette Kellerman, who overcame childhood polio to go on and achieve fame as a professional swimmer and film star in the early decades of the 20th century/10(K).

Million Dollar Mermaid (also known as The One Piece Bathing Suit in the UK) is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer biographical musical film of the life of Australian swimming star Annette was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr.

from a screenplay by Everett Freeman. The music score was by Adolph Deutsch, the cinematography by George Folsey and the choreography by.

Editorial Reviews. Million Dollar Mermaid is an uneven Esther Williams vehicle; those who are immune to the aquatic star's charms will find little here to change their minds, but those tuned in to the star's wave will be delighted. Not delighted with the script, mind you, which is filled with clichéd situations and trite dialogue -- as well as a male lead that changes his stripes so quickly Brand: Warner Archives.

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since The Original Million Dollar Mermaid - Emily Gibson with Barbara Firth - - Allen & Unwin. Esther Williams, the aptly titled "Million Dollar Mermaid" of the movies of Hollywood's Golden Era, tells the story of her life in the vivid text of her outstanding autobiography.

Williams writes the story of a real person, a sparkling icon/ survivor story, and paints a picture of Hollywood bursting with gossip juicy enough to make Hedda and Louella by: 6. Filled with behind-the-scenes gossip and tales of real life in a fantasy world, The Million Dollar Mermaid is the book legions of film fans have been waiting for.

Hardcover: pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches. The offer is tempting, but there are no trunks and the task at hand is talk.

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"The Original Million Dollar Mermaid: the Annette Kellerman Story" by Emily Gibson with Barbara Firth (Allen & Unwin - pages) This biography of Annette Kellerman should be a welcome addition to any silent film fan's library. The Million Dollar Mermaid isn’t just the name of one of the most memorable films starring the ‘Mermaid’ Esther Williams, it is also the name of her autobiography, written with Digby Diehl, and it’s one of the most honest accounts of a Hollywood star and of Hollywood itself that I have ever read.

Esther’s book, an autobiography was a great read from start to finish, and I loved how. The Million Dollar Mermaid book, which she coauthored with Digby Diehl, is chattily R-rated, full of stories about smart, sensible Esther asserting a wily independence that might be called. Film star Williams reveals all, including how every hair and eyelash remained in place during the spectacular water ballets that were the core of most of her movies.

The —50 Williams's films, like Neptune's Daughter, Thrill of a Romance and Million Dollar Mermaid, are featured on cable television's movie channels, so a younger generation of viewers is familiar with the signature. Books similar to The Million Dollar Mermaid The Million Dollar Mermaid.

by Esther Williams. avg. rating Ratings. During Hollywood's heyday, big studios battled over the next box-office attraction.

While Gene Kelly danced and Judy Garland sang, Esther Williams swam into the heart of America with her dazzling smil.She co-wrote her autobiography, The Million Dollar Mermaid (New York: Simon & Schuster, ), with popular media critic and author Digby Diehl. In she made her first new big-screen appearance in 31 years as one of the hosts of the retrospective That's Entertainment!

Esther’s tell-all book titled The Million Dollar Mermaid caused a furore when it was published inespecially among the friends and acquaintances of her former fiancée Jeff Chandler, after she wrote about his private penchant for dressing in women’s clothing.