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Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Michael G. Ankerich

Abstract

Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips provides a thorough examination of silent film star Mae Murray’s life and career and sheds light on her four failed marriages and the family she never wanted to acknowledge. For the first time, her son goes on record to discuss the mother who denied him the truth about his mysterious birth. Murray’s descendents and friends reveal personal details that bring the spotlight back to one of the most enigmatic icons of the silent screen. In her heyday, Hollywood in the Roaring Twenties, they called Mae Murray the Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips or the Ziegfe ... More

Keywords: Mae Murray, Michael G. Ankerich, Kevin Brownlow, Silent film stars, Roaring Twenties, Hollywood, Femme fatales, Bee-stung lips

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813136905
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael G. Ankerich, author