Audrey Hepburn: A Charmed Life by Robyn Karney

By Robyn Karney

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

Audrey Hepburn is a luxurious party of Hepburn as a cherished style icon and actress. Karney tells the tale of Hepburn’s existence, from her early life 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 young children of the 3rd international. Karney’s ebook provides lovers an extraordinary view into the lifetime of a cherished star.

Hepburn’s appearing occupation all started after a chain of youth revue and movie roles in London. Hepburn was once noticed through the author Colette, who instantly solid her within the important function of a Broadway variation of her tale, Gigi. quickly afterwards, Hepburn was once provided a job along Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, for which she accumulated an Oscar for top Actress. The ebook highlights all her luck that undefined: she gained the Tony Award for top Actress for Ondine, captivated audiences as Natasha in War and Peace, and used to be hugely praised for her brilliance in a significant position in The Nun’s Story. Hepburn’s sort used to be 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 good looks made her impossible to resist to the general public. On Hepburn’s demise, Liz Taylor acknowledged, “God has a most lovely new angel now that would understand simply what to do in heaven.”

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