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Sam Staggs

Sam Staggs

SAM STAGGS is the author of several books, including biographies of movies: All About All About Eve, Close-Up on Sunset Boulevard, When Blanche Met Brando, and Born to be Hurt. He has written for publications including Vanity Fair and Architectural Digest. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

Sam Staggs

Inventing Elsa Maxwell

Sam Staggs
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Inventing Elsa Maxwell, the first biography of this extraordinary woman, tells the witty story of a life lived out loud.

With Inventing Elsa Maxwell, Sam...

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Born to Be Hurt

Sam Staggs
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

In a passionate and witty behind-the-scenes expose, the author of All About "All About Eve" takes on the classic 1959 Douglas Sirk film starring Lana Turner

Few films inspire...

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When Blanche Met Brando

Sam Staggs
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Exhaustively researched and almost flirtatiously opinionated, When Blanche Met Brando is everything a fan needs to know about the ground-breaking New York and London stage productions of Williams'...

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Close-up on Sunset Boulevard

Sam Staggs
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, a classic film noir and also a damning dissection of the Hollywood dream factory, evokes the glamour and ruin of the stars who subsist on that dream. It's...

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All About All About Eve

Sam Staggs
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

To millions of fans, All About Eve represents all that's witty and wonderful in classic Hollywood movies. Its old-fashioned, larger-than-life stars--including Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe,...

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