Michelle Vogel's Lupe Velez: The Life and Career of Hollywood's "Mexican PDF

By Michelle Vogel

ISBN-10: 078646139X

ISBN-13: 9780786461394

here's the 1st large, full-length biography and occupation checklist at the existence and paintings of Mexican whirlwind Lupe Velez (1908-1944). through the years many crude myths have surfaced approximately Velez, the main infamous that she "died along with her head within the toilet." This biography not just reviews Lupe's own lifestyles and career--including her tempestuous marriage to Johnny Weissmuller--but additionally examines her demise intimately. it's been virtually seven a long time in view that her premature finish; in the end, the grotesque rumors and myths are debunked--for good.
integrated are never-before-told kin tales and pictures from Lupe's moment cousin, and an research of the actress's lasting impression on pop culture. The foreword through Oscar-winning movie historian Kevin Brownlow makes a speciality of the actual fact and fancy in the back of Lupe Velez's colourful public image.

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