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Vera-Ellen

The Magic and the Mystery

by David Soren

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Luminary Press, a Division of Midnight Marquee Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8708795M
    ISBN 101887664483
    ISBN 109781887664486


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Vera-Ellen by David Soren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vera-Ellen's work in films such as On The Town, White Christmas, Words and Music, Three Little Words, The Belle of New York and Call Me Madame will never be forgotten by film musical fans. This much anticipated biography will not disappoint those fans.

The Amazon Book Review /5(21). This book was obviously a labor of love. The author's admiration and adoration for Vera-Ellen was apparent on every page. I, as Vera-Ellen book Old Hollywood lover and Vera-Ellen fan, am very grateful that this book exists, since it is the only biography on her, to my knowledge/5.

Vera-Ellen, superb dancing star, is often overlooked, but she was an important Hollywood star in the late s and '50s. She partnered Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Danny Kaye and Donald O'Conner. She starred in On the Town, Three Little Words, The Belle of New York, Three Little Girls in Blue and the beloved Vera-Ellen book classic, White Christmas/5(4).

Vera-Ellen: The Magic and the Mystery by Soren, David, Banasiak, Meredith, Johnston, Bob (Novem ) Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(24). book review: vera-ellen - the magic and the mystery One of the most mysterious musical stars of Hollywood's golden age was Vera-Ellen.

After have a promising career in the s and ealry s, Vera pretty much withdrew from Hollywood in Author: David Lobosco. Vera-Ellen should have been one of Broadway and Hollywood’s most enduring stars.

She was a fine dramatic and light comedic actress, and was considered by a number of authorities to be the greatest all-around dancer of her generation/5(21).

Vera-Ellen began dancing at the age of 10, and a few years later became one of the youngest Rockettes. She appeared in several Broadway musicals until she was spotted by film producer Samuel Goldwyn in She was only 24 years old when Goldwyn cast her opposite Danny Kaye in Wonder Man ().

She danced with Fred Astaire in Three Little Words () and. Vera-Ellen (born Vera-Ellen Westmeier Rohe; Febru – Aug ) was an American dancer and is remembered for her solo performances as well as her work with partners Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Danny Kaye, and Donald O' is best known for her starring roles in On the Town with Kelly and White Christmas () with Kaye.

Vera-Ellen, Actress: White Christmas. Vera-Ellen began dancing at the age of 10, and a few years later became one of the youngest Rockettes.

Vera-Ellen book appeared in several Broadway musicals until Vera-Ellen book was spotted by film producer Samuel Goldwyn in She was only 24 years old when Goldwyn cast her opposite Danny Kaye in Wonder Man ().

She danced with Fred Astaire Born: Vera-Ellen was a friend for 20 years until her death. I was in L.A. and had lunch with her 2 weeks prior to her death.

If you’ve read David Soren’s book Vera-Ellen: The Magic and The Mystery you would have seen my personal photographs of Vera-Ellen. The photographs were taken in the 60’s and 70’s and she looked fine.

Author David Soren wrote a book, "Vera-Ellen: the Magic and the Mystery," about her life; it was published by McGraw-Hill Press. Actress, Dancer. She is best remembered for her role of 'Judy Haynes' in the movie, "White Christmas" (), playing opposite fellow actors Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary : Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, Los.

Though retired from professional work, Vera-Ellen continued to take dancing lessons, partly to combat the arthritis she suffered later. Vera-Ellen died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, on Aug at the age of Author: David Lobosco. Buy Vera-Ellen: The Magic and the Mystery First Paperack Edition by Soren, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20). Vera-Ellen should have been one of Broadway and Hollywood s most enduring stars. She was a fine dramatic and light comedic actress, and was considered by a number of authorities to be the greatest all-around dancer of her generation/5(52).

Vivacious, long-stemmed blonde musical star Vera-Ellen was dancing professionally before she was a teenager. After service as a Radio City Music Hall Rockette and a Manhattan nightclub dancer, she graduated to the Broadway stage.

She made her film debut in the Danny Kaye vehicle Wonder Man, then went on to team with such male stars as Gene Kelly (in Born:   Vera-Ellen had a diet that many dancers used-high protein, but little veggie, and fiber.

In the book there are photos when she wasn't doing a movie where her weight was a little heavier[like just after she had her daughter[at age 42!], and her neck looks just fine. so to there is a GREAT picture of her and her husband in with her in a.

It was nice reading about her life in hollywood and I loved how it included many pictures from the movie White Christmas which is the only movie have seen as,well as like Vera-Ellen wow what a could have talk a little bit more about her childhood and I would have problably been more into it if I grown up during the time she was an actress in movies but /5.

The other drawback is the unnecessary long psychoanalysis near the end of the book. After overplaying Vera-Ellen's greatness the whole book, the author does everything possible to dissect her strength of character. If not for these problems, the book would rate 5 stars.

Either way, I wish more bios were done of Golden age stars of second tier /5. Vera Ellen Wang was born and raised in New York City, and is of Chinese descent. Her parents were born in China, and came to the United States in the mids.

Her mother, Florence Wu Books. Vera Wang, Vera Wang on Weddings, HarperCollins, October Awards: CFDA's womenswear designer of the year. "Vera-Ellen was a friend for 20 years until her death.

I was in L.A. and had lunch with her 2 weeks prior to her death. If you’ve read David Soren’s book Vera-Ellen: The Magic and The Mystery you would have seen my personal photographs of : David Lobosco. Vera Ellen Westmeyer Rohe, her name while growing up in Norwood, became Vera-Ellen, movie star and was born Febru in Norwood (some accounts say she was born in the Oakley neighborhood of Cincinnati, just outside the Norwood corporation line) to Martin and Alma Rohe, and died Aug Her home was at Cathedral Avenue.

Vera-Ellen should have been one of Broadway and Hollywood's most enduring stars. She was a fine dramatic and light comedic actress, and was considered by a number of authorities to be the greatest all-around dancer of her generation/5(53). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Soren, David.

Vera-Ellen. Baltimore, Md.: Luminary Press, © (DLC) Vera-Ellen's singing was done by Trudy Stevens (who was named Trudy Stabile at the time, per IMDb), except for the song "Sisters", which was done by Rosemary Clooney.

That someone besides Clooney did the singing for the other songs seems more plausible than having Clooney do all of them, based on listening to the movie. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.

Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. VERA-ELLEN: MAGIC AND MYSTERY By David Soren - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.5/5(1). Vera-Ellen. likes 1 talking about this. The actress and dancer ers:   Vera-Ellen was married in to Victor Rothschild, an oilman; they were divorced in Since then she had lived in seclusion in the.

Vera-Ellen Cesar Romero Happy Go Lovely original movie photo $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Vera-Ellen Cesar Romero Happy Go Lovely original movie photo Three Little Girls In Blue ’46 VIVIAN BLAINE VERA-ELLEN CHARLES SMITH.

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- Explore VBurrr's board "Vera Ellen", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vera ellen, White christmas movie and Classic hollywood pins. Graciously, he shared many personal photos with us, and showed that Vera-Ellen held onto her beauty as she aged.

From their first meeting: (Photos courtesy of Bill Dennington) Swinging on a column at her home, gracefully. Bill and Vera-Ellen continued to meet throughout the years.

Here they are after a party. Posing with a silver jacket. Vera-Ellen was a friend for 20 years until her death. I was in L.A.

and had lunch with her 2 weeks prior to her death. If you’ve read David Soren’s book Vera-Ellen: The Magic and The Mystery you would have seen my personal photographs of Vera-Ellen. The photographs were taken in the 60’s and 70’s and she looked fine. Vera-Ellen’s own voice was used once — when the foursome got off the train in Vermont, and they broke out in the “Snow” song all over again.

Who needs to be a singer when you can dance. The books. Professor David Soren of the University of Arizona, has written two editions of Vera-Ellen's biography. The first edition was published through McGraw-Hill Press and is out of print.

The second edition is available through. The book in either edition is a spectacular wealth of information. John F.

Brascia ( – Febru ) was an American actor and dancer, best known for his dancing partnerships on film with Vera-Ellen in White Christmas () and with Cyd Charisse and Liliane Montevecchi in Meet Me in Las Vegas (). Vera-Ellen was Hollywood's most talented female dancer in my view.

I wish she would have paired with Fred Astaire in more movies. They seemed so well matched for dancing to me. She was beautiful inside and out. Her dancing partners must have found it easy to lift her when dancing as she was so tiny at 5'5". Vera-Ellen Byman is on Facebook.

Join Facebook to connect with Vera-Ellen Byman and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. - Explore sandrasmom's board "Actress Vera-Ellen", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Vera ellen, Old hollywood and Classic hollywood pins. Vera-Ellen (Febru – Aug ) was an American actress and danced with Fred Astaire, Danny Kaye, Gene Kelly and several others. She played Princess Maria in the movie Call Me also played Judy Haynes in the movie White Christmas.

She was born in Norwood, Ohio, a suburb of died from cancer at age : Vera Ellen Westmeier Rohe, February. Vera Ellen: The Magic And The Mystery by David Soren,Meredith Banasiak,Bob Johnston - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV Midnight Marquee Press & Luminary Press Series - Order by Phone /5(23).

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Astaire and Vera-Ellen would team up again in The Belle of New York. All Movie Guide - 5/5(1).: Vera Ellen: The Magic and Mystery () by David Soren and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $