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The Wampas baby stars

a biographical dictionary, 1922-1934

by Roy Liebman

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Western Associated Motion Picture Advertisers (Organization),
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238), filmography (p. 237) and index.

      Statementby Roy Liebman.
      GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.2 .L53 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786854M
      ISBN 100786407565
      LC Control Number00042722

        An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: also includes comprehensive appendices of the WAMPAS Baby Stars, the silent stars remembered in the Graumann Chinese Theater Forecourt of the Stars and those immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Stars. The book is invaluable as a resource for researchers, librarians. Media in category "WAMPAS Baby Stars" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total.

      WAMPAS Baby stars Left to right: Dolores Costello, Vera Reynolds, Mary Astor, Marceline Day, Edna Marion, Mary Brian, Fay Wray, Janet Gaynor, Sally Long, Joyce Compton, Dolores Del Rio, Sally O'Neil, and Joan Crawford pins. Clipping found in The Herald-Press in Saint Joseph, Michigan on WAMPAS Baby Stars.

      The Last of the WAMPAS Baby Stars – A Look Back To Glamorous Beauty of Mary Carlisle in the s ~ vintage everyday. Maillots De Bain Rétros Maillot De Bain Maillot Vintage Filles Vintage Photographie Glamour Baigneuses Cartes Anciennes Années Folles Glamour Vintage. The WAMPAS Baby Stars was a promotional campaign sponsored by the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers in the United States, which honored thirteen young women each year whom they believed to be on the threshold of movie stardom (many went on to bigger fame after their title as 'Baby Starlet'). They were selected from to and honored at a party called the "WAMPAS .


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The Wampas baby stars by Roy Liebman Download PDF EPUB FB2

In his book THE WAMPAS BABY STARS, author Liebman gives a brief biography and film listing of each of the some starlets selected during this period (with the frustrating exception ofa prolific year of sound musical films). A few of these promising hopefuls became actual stars, such as Ginger Rogers, Loretta Young, and Joan Crawford.4/4(6).

The Wampas Baby Stars book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. During the early s, an association of film publicists hit upon a 4/5. Many of the nearly actresses chosen during the program's existence,are forgotten names today.

This book offers full biographical details on every actress selected as a Wampas Baby. Search books by title, author last name, keyword and ISBN Search.

Home / Popular Culture & Performing Arts / Film / The Wampas Baby Stars. The Wampas Baby Stars. WAMPAS BABY STARS Between and the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers, elected 13 starlets, or ‘WAMPAS Baby Stars’. As Photoplay Magazine noted in“the selection was made, not on what the girls have done in the past, but on their prospects for the future.

The WAMPAS Baby Stars was a promotional campaign sponsored by the United States Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers, which honored 13 (15 in ) young actresses each year whom they believed to be on the threshold of movie campaign ran from toexcept for and Dan Thomas had written about Paramount's crop of stars in April and Kiss and Make-Up was a July release, so either a deal was struck or the falling out was all another bit of Wampas publicity.

Mascot's Young and Beautiful, the title featuring the Baby Stars more prominently, released in September   The former published Hollywood’s first ever ‘tell-all’ book intitled Mommie Dearest. Debate still rages over whether or not Joan saw a draft of it before she died in Debate still rages over whether or not Joan saw a draft of it before she died in   WAMPAS Baby Stars of A new batch of WAMPAS Baby Stars were named in Two went on to be big stars, three others enjoyed a modicum of fame and the remaining eight faded into oblivion.

The group (top L to R): Loretta Young, Josephine Dunn, Jean Arthur. An introduction to the new all encompassing Wampas Baby Stars resource page on Immortal Ephemera.

The new page includes lists, group photos, even videos when available. Read all about it and then head over to the brand new Wampas Baby Star page. Introducing the Wampas Baby Star Resource Page on Immortal Ephemera — Immortal Ephemera. The WAMPAS Baby Stars Special thanks to guest commentator Hans J.

Wollstein for the following narrative and background info on the WAMPAS baby stars. Hans is a former actor turned entertainment writer. His first book, Strangers in Hollywood(Scarecrow Press, ) was followed by Vixens, Floozies and Molls(McFarland, ).

Because we’ve written about a few of them here and have never stopped to explain what one is, today we offer a brief squib on the WAMPAS Baby Stars. Despite a somewhat ugly name, for about a decade it was one of the most desired things on earth for a young lady to be.

WAMPAS stands for the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers. Many of the nearly actresses chosen during the program's existence,are forgotten names book offers full biographical details on every actress selected as a Wampas Baby Star.

Each actress' entry traces her career and lists films in which she appeared. A year-by-year section lists each year's stars and alternates. In his book THE WAMPAS BABY STARS, author Liebman gives a brief biography and film listing of each of the some starlets selected during this period (with the frustrating exception ofa prolific year of sound musical films).

A few of these promising hopefuls became actual stars, such as Ginger Rogers, Loretta Young, and Joan Crawford/5. Wampas Baby Stars of "Wampas Baby Stars of " pose after their selection as winners of the annual contest in Hollywood. From left: Fay Spain Phoenix, Arizona; Barbara Huffman Tucson, Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.

WAMPAS Baby Stars 1. Marion Aye. Marion Aye was born Maryon Eloise Aye on April 5, in Chicago, Illinois. Her father was a lawyer who 2. Helen Ferguson. Illinois-born Helen Ferguson is thought to have made her film debut at age 13 inalthough her 3.

Lila Lee. A performer since. WAMPAS Baby Stars. 69 likes 17 talking about this. Starting inpublicists chose a group of young actresses they felt were on the threshold of stardom. Awardees were honored at a party called.

This book offers full biographical details on every Wampas Baby Star, tracing their careers and listing the films in which they appeared. A year-by-year section lists each year's stars and alternates. The work also lists Wampas rivals and successors, dropouts, presidents, and superlatives (who was tallest.

WAMPAS Baby Star of BORN: April 5, in Chicago, Illinois DIED: Jin Hollywood, Los Angeles, California There is relativity little information to be found about Marion Aye. She has her own WIkipedia page and her own Imdb page, but both are rather curt and short descriptions of this tragic woman.

Unlike many other WAMPAS Baby Stars, Marion was not a. Buy The Wampas Baby Stars: A Biographical Dictionary, from Inan early association of film publicists known as the Western Associated Motion Picture Advertisers (Wampas) hit upon a strategy to call attention to their organization and their industry.

The group selected 13 young actresses with potential star power and promoted them heavily as &#;&#;Baby&#. Kiss and Make-Up is a romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant as a doctor who specializes in making women beautiful.

Helen Mack and Genevieve Tobin play his romantic entanglements. The film was based on the play Kozmetika by István Békeffy [].All of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of were cast in roles in the film.Wampas Baby Stars - A Biographical Dictionary, - by Roy Liebman - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV McFarland & Company Series - /5(3).motion picture world.

WAMPAS awards were handed out from to (with the exception of & ) at a party called the "WAMPAS frolic." WAMPAS stars received extensive media coverage. WAMPAS awards stopped due to pressure from the major studios, worried that WAMPAS may exert too much control over their stars.