Audrey Hepburn: A Charmed Life by Robyn Karney

By Robyn Karney

“A luxurious publication with a view to pride idolaters of haute couture and picture stardom.” —Times Literary Supplement

Audrey Hepburn is a luxurious social gathering of Hepburn as a liked type icon and actress. Karney tells the tale of Hepburn’s lifestyles, from her adolescence in Nazi-occupied Holland, via her early aspirations to turn into a ballet dancer, the moment and common acclaim of her onscreen debut and her years as considered one of Hollywood’s so much sought-after stars, to her later lifestyles operating one of the poorest young children of the 3rd international. Karney’s e-book provides fanatics an extraordinary view into the lifetime of a cherished star.

Hepburn’s appearing occupation begun after a sequence of sweet sixteen revue and picture roles in London. Hepburn was once noticed via the author Colette, who instantly solid her within the critical function of a Broadway model of her tale, Gigi. quickly afterwards, Hepburn was once provided a task along Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, for which she gathered an Oscar for top Actress. The publication highlights all her good fortune that undefined: she gained the Tony Award for top Actress for Ondine, captivated audiences as Natasha in War and Peace, and was once hugely praised for her brilliance in a significant function in The Nun’s Story. Hepburn’s kind was once perfection, and her clothes—many of them designed by means of Givenchy, who dressed her for Funny Face in 1957—placed her at the world’s Best-Dressed ladies checklist for a number of consecutive years. Her character and sensuous but untouchable attractiveness made her impossible to resist to the general public. On Hepburn’s loss of life, Liz Taylor acknowledged, “God has a most pretty new angel now that might be aware of simply what to do in heaven.”

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