By Karin J. Fowler
Actress Anne Baxter made her Broadway debut at age 13 and received an Academy Award for most sensible helping Actress in motion pictures at age twenty-three. In an extended and winning profession on degree, monitor, radio, and tv, she performed her so much memorable roles as Sophie MacDonald in The Razor's Edge (1946) and as Eve Harrington in All approximately Eve (1950), enduring movie classics. Baxter additionally led a various own existence, together with an hard and lonely stint as a pioneer spouse within the Australian outback, which was once comparable in her bestselling memoir, Intermission: a real Story (1976).
This bio-bibliography describes her lifestyles and profession in a biography and chronology, and information her achievements within the various construction media, with complete credit, synopses, and assessment assets supplied for the movies and performs. an intensive bibliography notes targeted and passing remedy of Baxter in a large choice of books and periodicals.
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Anne Baxter: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts) by Karin J. Fowler