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    Ann Harding: Cinema’s Gallant Lady by Scott O’Brien | Book Review

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    Ann Harding - Cinema's Gallant Lady by Scott O'Brien Genres: Biography Original Publication Date: 2010 Source: I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Goodreads Find the Author: Website, Goodreads, Amazon Laurence Oliver referred to her as an “angel.” Director Henry Hathaway claimed she was a “bitch.” Critics hailed Ann Harding as the finest actress to venture from Broadway to Hollywood. Her unique, natural screen presence in Holiday (1930) earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. From 1929 to 1936, Harding reigned as cinema’s “Gallant Lady.” Several years ago I read Scott O’Brien’s excellent biography of Kay Francis, so I couldn’t wait to read…