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By Robyn Karney

“A luxurious e-book so one can satisfaction idolaters of haute couture and picture stardom.” —Times Literary Supplement

Audrey Hepburn is a luxurious party of Hepburn as a loved style icon and actress. Karney tells the tale of Hepburn’s lifestyles, from her formative years in Nazi-occupied Holland, via her early aspirations to develop into a ballet dancer, the moment and common acclaim of her onscreen debut and her years as one in all Hollywood’s so much sought-after stars, to her later existence operating one of the poorest teenagers of the 3rd international. Karney’s booklet offers fanatics an extraordinary view into the lifetime of a cherished star.

Hepburn’s performing occupation all started after a chain of stripling revue and movie roles in London. Hepburn used to be noticed by means of the author Colette, who instantly solid her within the relevant function of a Broadway version of her tale, Gigi. quickly afterwards, Hepburn used to be provided a job along Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, for which she amassed an Oscar for most sensible Actress. The ebook highlights all her luck that undefined: she received 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 major position in The Nun’s Story. Hepburn’s sort was once perfection, and her clothes—many of them designed through Givenchy, who dressed her for Funny Face in 1957—placed her at the world’s Best-Dressed ladies record for numerous 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 stated, “God has a most pretty new angel now that may understand simply what to do in heaven.”

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