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By Sara Brideson,Cynthia Brideson

you recognize Billie Burke was once the nice Witch within the Wizard of ounces, yet were you aware that she had a small zoo in her yard that integrated a child elephant and lion cubs? you recognize Claude Rains because the artful Louie in Casablanca, yet do you know he all started lifestyles with a debilitating speech obstacle? you recognize S.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall as Felix the jolly prepare dinner in Christmas in Connecticut, yet were you aware he fled Germany after Hitler individually attacked one among his motion pictures? during this e-book, readers will detect the unknown tales of Hollywood's maximum personality actors and meet the boys and girls at the back of the characters they performed onscreen. by utilizing infrequent interviews and articles from dozens of information and autobiographical excerpts, this booklet offers an inside of investigate those aiding stars' tales and indicates how kind casting in such roles as flibbertigibbet matrons, wisecracking dames, or eccentric butlers can be a blessing and a curse of their own lives.

The publication comprises favorites similar to Thelma Ritter, Eve Arden, and Charles Coburn in addition to stars who beame personality actors in later practical Joan Blondell, Shelley Winters, and Claude Rains. additionally meet lesser recognized actors who still have commonplace faces resembling Roland younger (of "Topper" fame"), Elsa Lanchester (the Bride of Frankenstein), and Forties deadpan singer Virginia O'Brien.

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