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Alma Rubens, Silent Snowbird: Her Complete 1930 Memoir, with a New Biography and Filmography Alma Rubens

Alma Rubens, Silent Snowbird: Her Complete 1930 Memoir, with a New Biography and Filmography

Alma Rubens

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ISBN : 9780786424139
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240 pages
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Dark-eyed and distant Alma Rubens was one of the first female stars of the early feature film industry in the 1910s. She was a major star by 1920, but before the decade was over her screen career was marked and marred by cocaine abuse. She died inMoreDark-eyed and distant Alma Rubens was one of the first female stars of the early feature film industry in the 1910s. She was a major star by 1920, but before the decade was over her screen career was marked and marred by cocaine abuse. She died in 1931 at age 33?a Hollywood beauty, a casualty of Hollywood ?snow, ? yet much more. This book contains Rubenss autobiography, a text titled This Bright World Again that was serialized in newspapers in 1931. Ghost-written or not, or somewhere in between, this long forgotten document deals with Rubenss addiction and despair. In addition, a new biography of Rubens takes the reader from her birth in San Francisco through an impoverished upbringing, three short-lived marriages, and her career in pictures for Triangle Film, Cosmopolitan, Fox and other production companies. The story of her film career mingles with a tale of drug addiction that led to hospital stays, violence and deception. A filmography lists her credits from 1913 to 1929.