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Miriam HopkinsLife and Films of a Hollywood Rebel$
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Allan R. Ellenberger

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174310

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.001.0001

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Miriam Hopkins
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Allan R. Ellenberger

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0011

On her return to the United States, Hopkins meets Russian-born director Anatole Litvak. They become close, and she stars in his first American film, The Woman I Love. Her costar Paul Muni is bothered by Hopkins’s interference, and fights ensue. Hopkins buys the former estate of John Gilbert. Warner Bros. plans to make Jezebel, a part Hopkins wants, however, she is tricked into selling her rights and the role is given to Bette Davis. Discouraged, Hopkins returns to Goldwyn and makes Woman Chases Man. Polls claim that Hopkins is the number one choice to play Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind, but David O. Selznick has other plans. Hopkins moves into her new Tower Grove home. She elopes with Anatole Litvak and appears in Wine of Choice for the Theatre Guild, but it fails to meet her standards. She is devastated at the death of her ex-husband “Billy” Parker. After the funeral, she collapses and is admitted to the hospital.

Keywords:   Anatole Litvak, Paul Muni, Jezebel, Bette Davis, David O. Selznick, Theatre Guild, Austin Parker

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