Charmed Lives

Now, Vincent's son, Michael Korda, in the first book of his memoirs, recalls the enchanted figures of his childhood...the glory days of the Korda brothers' great films...and then their heartbreaking, tragic end.

Charmed Lives

A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud drove him to airports; the British film industry kowtowed to his power; the great Hollywood studios fawned at his feet.Sir Alexander Korda, one of the world's most flamboyant movie tycoons, rose from obscurity in rural Hungary to become a legendary filmmaker. With him were his brothers, Zoltan and Vincent, all living charmed lives in circles that included H. G. Wells, Sir Lawrence Olivier, Marlena Dietrich, Vivien Leigh, and Merle Oberon, who was soon to be Alex's wife. But along with Alex's flair for success was an equally powerful impulse for destruction. Now, Vincent's son, Michael Korda, in the first book of his memoirs, recalls the enchanted figures of his childhood...the glory days of the Korda brothers' great films...and then their heartbreaking, tragic end.

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Charmed Lives
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Michael Korda
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-13 - Publisher: Harper Collins

A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud drove him to airports; the British film industry kowtowed to his power; the great Hollywood studios fawned at his feet.Sir Alexander Korda, one of the world's most flamboyant movie tycoons, rose from obscurity in rural Hungary to become a legendary filmmaker. With him were his
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Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Yu Kiang Leong
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: World Scientific

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Charmed Lives
Language: en
Pages: 498
Authors: Michael Korda
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Random House Inc

Film tycoon Alexander Korda's nephew tells of his films and studios, the fortunes he won and lost, the women he loved, the stars he created, his destructive impulse, and the lives of his two brothers
Charmed Lives
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: T. S. Dorsch
Categories: Commonwealth countries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Gathers stories written by Commonwealth authors, including Nadine Gordimer, H.E. Bates, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and Angus Wilson
Charmed Lives
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: John Dickinson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Ivy Books

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