[Download] ➻ The Million Dollar Mermaid ✤ Esther Williams – Heartforum.co.uk During Hollywood s heyday, big studios battled over the next box office attraction While Gene Kelly danced and Judy Garland sang, Esther Williams swam into the heart of America with her dazzling smile During Hollywood s heyday, big studios battled over the next box office attraction While Gene Kelly danced and Judy Garland sang, Esther Williams swam into the heart of America with her dazzling smile, stunning aquabatics, and whole some appeal Hand picked for stardom by movie mogul Louis B Mayer, Esther shed her wide eyed innocence at what she affectionately calls University MGM, a unique educational institution where sex appeal and glamour were taught, a school where idols were born Once a national swimming The Million PDF/EPUB ² champion and struggling salesgirl, overnight she became one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood And though fame came quickly, Esther s personal life was often less than joyous Through troubled marriages, cross dressing lovers, financial bankruptcy, she shares the ups and downs of her extraordinary career in The Million Dollar Mermaid, a wildly entertaining behind the scenes account of one of Tinseltown s classic dream factories.
Esther Jane Williams was a competitive swimmer and actress As a teenager, Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records, and had planned to compete in the Summer Olympics but it was cancelled because of the outbreak of WWII While performing in an aquacade a swimming and diving show set to music , she caught the eye of Hollywood She made several aquamusical films in the s and s Williams was also a successful businesswoman investing in several businesses and lending her The Million PDF/EPUB ² name to a line of retro style swimsuits.
- 416 pages
- The Million Dollar Mermaid
- Esther Williams
- 02 July 2019 Esther Williams