Madam Valentino by Michael Morris
The Many Lives of Natacha Rambova

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

The biography of a fascinating woman--a designer, playwright, actress, and spiritualist--thestory of Winifred Shaughnessy, known to the world as Natacha Ra mbova, unfolds as a riveting tale of art, sex, and money. The daughter of a Utah federal marshall, she acquired a job as set and costume designer working on the films of her lover, and soon husband, Rudolph Valentino. Splendid vintage photos enhance this remarkable biography. 165 duotones. 15 full-color illustrations.
 

About Michael Morris

See more books from this Author
 
Published October 1, 1991 by Abbeville Pr. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Madam Valentino

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Artist and spiritual seeker Natacha Rambova (1896-1966) was born Winifred Shaughnessy in Utah. Educated abroad, she changed her name when she joined a ballet troupe in Russia. Returning to America wit

Sep 02 1991 | Read Full Review of Madam Valentino: The Many Liv...

Reader Rating for Madam Valentino
85%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 11 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review