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St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429972260256 Pages
"The early days of American cinema come vividly to life in this delightful new series." —Publishers Weekly on The Edge of Ruin
In 1913, Emily Daggett Weiss is left stranded and destitute. Film tycoon Carl Laemmle comes to her rescue with a job offer directing a film in Hollywood, provided she can track down and bring back Laemmle's own missing star actor. . .
When Emily Daggett Weiss boarded the Twentieth Century Limited in the spring of 1914, bound for a brief sojourn in the West, one or two old biddies gave her the hairy eye. Woman traveling alone. No better than she should...