Deanna Durbin : A Hollywood Fairy Tale : The Legend of Edna Mae

Deanna Durbin : A Hollywood Fairy Tale : The Legend of Edna Mae

By William Harper


Never has a “star” blazed more brightly across the Hollywood silver screen world as did Deanna Durbin. Without any stage or movie experience she flashed on the screen with a box office smash in 1936, at the age of fourteen, and continued with financial successes year after year – movie after movie to become Hollywood’s highest paid actress.


In 1949, at the age of 28, she walked away from all of it too take up housekeeping and raising children with her third husband in the environs of Paris, France - stepping out of the spotlight into anonymity. However, when she died April 17, 2013 obituaries from around the world loudly proclaimed – Deanna Durbin was not forgotten.

In Deanna Durbin: A Hollywood Fairy Tale : The Legend of Edna Mae you will find biographical information as well as a look at every movie she starred.


The publication of this book marks the second book by William Harper for BearManor Media. In 2007 his definitive study of the late 40s and early 50s NABISCO’s promotion; Straight Arrow was released.

    • Format : Paperback
    • Condition : New
    • Publisher : Bear Manor Media
    • ISBN : 978-16293-35711
    • Copyright : 2020

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