The life and times of Mickey Rooney

Book
Published 2015
Item Details
Summary:

"A definitive biography of the iconic actor and Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) and his extravagant, sometimes tawdry life, drawing on never-before-seen excerpts from Rooney's diary and exclusive interviews with Mickey, and with those who knew him best, including his heretofore unknown mistress of sixty years"-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9781501100970
9781501100963
1501100971
1501100963
Edition:
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Description:
xx, 601 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Description based on hardcover edition.
Includes bibliographic references (pages 551-570) and index.
Contents:
Foreword by Roger Kahn
Introduction by Jeanine Basinger
Prologue: The Last Movie
1: Born ina Trunk
2: Mickey McGuire
3: Ma Lawlor and Universal Studios
4: Selznick Rescues Mickey: The Start at MGM
5: A Midsummer Night's Dream
6: The Gates of Hell
7: Mickey and the Lion
8: The Make-Believe World of Andy Hardy's America
9: Mickey and Judy and the MGM Backyard Musicals
10: Mickey Goes Wil
11: Ava
12: The First Divorce
13: Mickey and the Pit Bull
14: Greetings
15: Rooney Inc.
16: The Lion Strikes Back
17: The Mick, the Duke, and the Deuce in the Coconut
18: Bigamy and Barbara Ann
19: The Mickey Jinx and the Murder in Brentwood
20: Career Swings
21: The Seventies: Aftermath of Tragedy
22: Escape from Los Angeles
23: Sugar Babies
24: Mickey's Back: The Oscars, and the Emmys, and Bill
25: Going Ungently into That Good Night
26: Time May Lie Heavy Between
27: The Last Years
28: His Revels Are Now Ended
29: It's a Wrap
Afterword by Paul Petersen
Acknowledgments
Appendix: Mickey Rooney Filmography and Credits (in Chronological Order)
Notes
Index.
LCCN:
2015022042
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