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By Michael Troyan

In this first-ever biography of Greer Garson, Michael Troyan sweeps away the various myths that even this present day veil her existence. the genuine origins of her beginning, her fairy-tale discovery in Hollywood, and her occupation struggles at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are published for the 1st time. Garson mixed an everywoman caliber with grace, allure, and refinement. She received the Academy Award in 1941 for her position in Mrs. Miniver, and for the following decade she reigned because the queen of MGM. Co-star Christopher Plummer remembered, "Here used to be a siren who had intensity, energy, dignity, and humor who may well motivate nice belief, recommend deep mind and whose misty languorous eyes melted your center away!" Garson earned a complete of 7 Academy Award nominations for most sensible Actress, and fourteen of her motion pictures premiered at Radio urban track corridor, enjoying for a complete of eighty-four weeks--a checklist by no means equaled through the other actress. She was once a principal determine within the golden age of the studios, operating with mythical performers Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn, Joan Crawford, Robert Mitchum, Debbie Reynolds, and Walter Pidgeon. Garson's studies provide a desirable glimpse on the studio procedure within the years while stars have been heavily associated with a selected studio and moguls corresponding to L.B. Mayer broke or made careers. With the good thing about particular entry to studio creation records, own letters and diaries, and the cooperation of her relatives, Troyan explores the triumphs and tragedies of her own existence, a narrative extra colourful than any function she performed on screen.

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