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Katharine Hepburn

Actor (12-May-1907 — 29-Jun-2003)


Christopher Andersen. An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. New York: William Morrow. 1997. 336pp.

Christopher Andersen. Young Kate: The Remarkable Hepburns and the Childhood that Shaped an American Legend. New York: Henry Holt. 1988. 269pp.

A. Scott Berg. Kate Remembered. East Rutherford, NJ: Putnam. 2003. 370pp.

Andrew Britton. Katharine Hepburn: Star as Feminist. Columbia University Press. 2004. 264pp.

Larry Carr. More Fabulous Faces: The Evolution and Metamorphosis of Dolores del Rio, Myrna Loy, Carole Lombard, Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn. Doubleday & Company. 1979. 264pp.

Anne Edwards. A Remarkable Woman: A Biography of Katharine Hepburn. New York: William Morrow. 1985.

Katharine Hepburn. Me: Stories of My Life. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. 1991. 420pp.

Katharine Hepburn. The Making of The African Queen: Or How I Went To Africa With Bogart, Bacall and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1987.

Charles Higham. Kate: The Life of Katharine Hepburn. New York: W. W. Norton. 1975. 244pp.

Barbara Leaming. Katherine Hepburn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1995.

William J. Mann. Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn. Macmillan. 2006. 621pp.

Darwin Porter. Katharine the Great: Secrets of a Lifetime Revealed. Blood Moon Productions. 2004. 569pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.640)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.305)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.699)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.481)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.265)

  12. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.209-12)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.151)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.253)

  15. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.231)

  16. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.228)

  17. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.257)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.194)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.392-94)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.329)

  21. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.220)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.232)

  23. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.68)

  24. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.394)

  25. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.255)

  26. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.290)

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