Here is the first book-length biography of Gloria Jean, one of Hollywood''s finest performers, who starred in film, radio, stage, nightclub, and television productions. And what a story it is! This is the first in-depth profile of her public and private life.
You''ll read about her co-stars, including Bing Crosby, Groucho Marx, Donald O''Connor, and Mel Torm .go behind the scenes on the set of "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" and meet W. C. Fields, her ''Uncle Bill."follow her memorable show-business career with its breathtaking heights and heartbreaking depths, guided-and sometimes misguided-by the studio.enjoy dozens of rare photos from Gloria Jean''s personal collection.browse vintage posters and lobby cards.
As a special treat for film buffs, you''ll see actual frame enlargements of never-before-seen screen tests.and discover three lost Gloria Jean feature films, documented here for the first time anywhere!