ISBN 9780789306500,Starlet: First Stage At The Hollywood Dream Factory

Starlet: First Stage At The Hollywood Dream Factory


Nancy Ellison



Universe Publishing

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780789306500

ISBN-10 0789306506

Hard Back

Number of Pages 144 Pages
Language (English)

Biography: arts & entertainment

Starlet is an homage-- a collection of archival material (1970-95) that covers a quarter of a century of shooting starlets by renowned Hollywood photographer Nancy Ellison. Many of her subjects became superstars--- but others existed so ephemerally only these beautiful images and the dreams they represent remain. But, they dared; they risked everything; and their beauty still remains as they once dreamt it. Among the young hopefuls included at this first stage in their careers are Kim Basinger, Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Molly Ringwald, Rosanna Arquette, Jennifer Beals, Anne Archer, Grace Jones, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Delany, Robin Wright (Penn), Jennifer Tilly, Rachel Ward, Geena Davis, Andie MacDowell, Mariska Hargitay, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Sean Young, and many others. Their images-- striking, adventuresome, sexy, fresh, vulnerable, sometimes wistful, dramatic, overeager, resistant, uncomfortable, and uncomfortably pretending-- are all seen through a curious, sympathetic, and extremely revealing eye.