About the Book
Here is the first book-length biography of Gloria Jean, one of Hollywood's finest performers, who starred in film, radio, stage, nightclub, and television productions. And what a story it is! This is the first in-depth profile of her public and private life.
You'll read about her co-stars, including Bing Crosby, Groucho Marx, Donald O'Connor, and Mel Tormé.go behind the scenes on the set of Never Give a Sucker an Even Break and meet W. C. Fields, her 'Uncle Bill".follow her memorable show-business career with its breathtaking heights and heartbreaking depths, guided-and sometimes misguided-by the studio.enjoy dozens of rare photos from Gloria Jean's personal collection.browse vintage posters and lobby cards.
As a special treat for film buffs, you'll see actual frame enlargements of never-before-seen screen tests.and discover three lost Gloria Jean feature films, documented here for the first time anywhere!