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Sonja Henie

Figure Skating, Actor (8-Apr-1912 — 12-Oct-1969)


Sonja Henie. Wings on My Feet. New York: Prentice-Hall. 1940. 177pp.

Michael Kirby. Figure Skating to Fancy Skating: Memoirs of the Life of Sonja Henie. Raleigh, NC: Pentland Press. 2000. 232pp.

Raymond Strait; Leif Henie. Queen of Ice, Queen of Shadows: The Unsuspected Life of Sonja Henie. New York: Stein & Day. 1985. 339pp.

Hans J. Wollstein. Strangers In Hollywood: The History of Scandinavian Actors in American Films from 1910 to World War II. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. 1994. 367pp. Greta Garbo, Sonja Henie, Anne Q. Nilsson, etc.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.637)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.304)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.692)

  9. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.217)

  10. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.390)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.328)

  12. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.219)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.230)

  14. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.415-17)

  15. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.524)

  16. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.868)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.361)

  18. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.254)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.264)

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