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By Joan Craig,Beverly F. Stout

As motion picture buyers sat in darkened theaters in January 1914, they have been mesmerized via an captivating temptress with lengthy sable hair and kohl-rimmed eyes. Theda Bara—“the vamp,” as she could turn out to be known—would quickly be one of many maximum paid movie stars of the 1910s, incomes an exceptional $4,000 every week, ahead of retiring from the monitor in 1926.
In 1946, at age 5, the writer met Bara—then 61—at her Beverly Hills domestic and the actress grew to become her mentor. This memoir is the tale in their friendship.

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