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By Scott O'Brien

Laurence Oliver spoke of her as an "angel." Director Henry Hathaway claimed she was once a "bitch." Critics hailed Ann Harding because the best actress to enterprise from Broadway to Hollywood. Her distinctive, typical display presence in vacation (1930) earned an Academy Award nomination for most sensible Actress. From 1929-1936, Harding reigned as cinema's "Gallant Lady."

Ann's airy caliber belied a passionate nature. Her affairs with 3 remarkably proficient and intensely married males linked to the movie can have simply outraged enthusiasts and quashed her profession. Theater visionary-director Jasper Deeter, Ann's life-long mentor, remarked that Ann used to be a grasp at hiding her infantile, obdurate temperament. neighbors of Ann's daughter, Jane Otto, declare that regardless of Ann's hugely publicized custody battles. as a mom, Ann used to be "detached." Ann Harding - Cinema's Gallant girl can pay tribute to her occupation, and unveils a posh portrait of 1 of level and cinemas such a lot outstanding talents.

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