Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason

[Joseph P. Eckhardt] ✓ Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason à Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason Well written and very informative! according to CHILAOGAL. EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT Wilna is our ancestor and we knew nothing about her. After reading this bookwe feel like we knew her and Nan! Bravo Joseph and thank you for writing such a great book to tell their story.. Powerful Biography of an Early Superwoman and a 59-Year Love Story according to Lynne Murray. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewI accidentally found out about Wilna Hervey and her role as T

Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason

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Rating : 4.22 (508 Votes)
Asin : 0967926882
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 200 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-02-16
Language : English

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"Well written and very informative!" according to CHILAOGAL. EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT Wilna is our ancestor and we knew nothing about her. After reading this bookwe feel like we knew her and Nan! Bravo Joseph and thank you for writing such a great book to tell their story.. "Powerful Biography of an Early Superwoman and a 59-Year Love Story" according to Lynne Murray. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewI accidentally found out about Wilna Hervey and her role as The Powerful Katrinka and went looking for more information. Then I found that this book had just been published. It’s the story of an amazing, larger-than-life woman who portrayed an early Superwoman, able to lift t. "AFTER THE CAMERAS STOPPED ROLLING THE LIVES OF TWO “BIG” WOMEN AND LOVE FOR EACH OTHER CONTINUED UNABATED" according to Robin Leigh Morgan. I received a hardcopy of this book from the publisher through an Early Reviewer giveaway on LibraryThing, and the following is my honest opinion.Unlike most biographies I feel this one had been written by an author, Joseph P. Eckhardt, who had a real compassion for the subject matter being written about, instead of merely writing one because i

Wilna Hervey a six-foot-three-inch, three-hundred-pound heiress won the role of "The Powerful Katrinka" in the Toonerville Trolley comedies of the early nineteen-twenties through her impressive size. Eckhardt, is by turns a rollicking dual biography and a sweet love story. While filming on location in the Philadelphia suburbs, Wilna Hervey met Nan Mason, the surprisingly tall daughter of her Toonerville co-star, Dan Mason. They hosted some of the wildest parties ever seen in the Catskills, and frequently used their legendary "full moon" soirées to raise money for local causes such as the Woodstock Library and the children's health center. Wilna and Nan

Birchard, author of Cecil B. Living Large is a consummate example of the biographer's craft. Through deft and engrossing storytelling, Joseph Eckhardt explores the exceptional lives of these two independent women who were boldly defiant of societal restrictions. Nearly one hundred years ago, Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason--'the Big Girls,' as everyone called them--improbably found love and enduring success as artists (and clowns! and farmers!) in Bearsville. DeMille's Hollywood and editor of the AFI Catalog of Feature Films. The colorful tale is accompanied by a treasure trove of family photos, stills from several of Hervey's films and images of the couple's striking art work. Wilna and Nan are worth getting to know, and anyone with a tast

Trego, accompanied by an online catalogue raisonné, was published in 2011 by the James A. His biography So Bravely and So Well: The Life and Art of William T. He has also published several articles on the early film industry both in the US and Europe. Eckhardt's film research led to the foundation of the Betzwood Film Archive at MCCC and he remains actively involved with the collections. Living Large was born o