Book offer: The Real Diana Dors.
A celebration of her life and impact.
by Anna Cale
Hardback Book, 200 pages. 32 black & white illustrations.
The engaging story of a unique British film star with in-depth analysis of her film and television work.
The story of Diana Dors is one of fame, glamour and intrigue. From the moment she came into the world, her life was full of drama. Her acting career began in the shadow of the Second World War, entering the film world as a vulnerable young teenager in the difficult British studio system of the 1940s and 50s. Yet she battled against the odds to become one of the most iconic British actors of the 20th century.
This book follows her remarkable story, from her childhood in suburban Swindon, to acting success as a teenager and finding fame as the English Marilyn Monroe’. Many remember her as an outspoken and sometimes controversial figure, but there was more to her than the ‘blonde bombshell’ reputation suggested. A talented actor, she worked on numerous film and television projects, building a fascinating career that spanned decades.
Set against the backdrop of the changing social landscape of twentieth century Britain, this book charts the ups and downs of her acting career and her tumultuous private life, to build a fascinating picture of a truly unique British screen icon.
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