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Charles WaltersThe Director Who Made Hollywood Dance$
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Brent Phillips

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813147215

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.001.0001

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“Two-Faced Woman”

“Two-Faced Woman”

(p.162) 19 “Two-Faced Woman”
Charles Walters

Brent Phillips

University Press of Kentucky

Chapter 19 focuses on Walters’ personal friendship and professional association with Joan Crawford. It follows the production of the quasi-musical Torch Song (1953), the actress’s return to M-G-M, and describes Crawford’s request that Walters dance with her on screen, and Walters’ unusual staging of “Two-Faced Woman” for the non-musical Crawford. Walters discusses Crawford’s iron-will, professionalism, and attachment to being a movie star.

Keywords:   Torch Song, Joan Crawford, “Two-Faced Woman”

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