Lupe Velez : The Life And Career …

Lupe Velez : The Life And Career Of Hollywoods ‘mexican Spitfire’

Here is the primary in depth, full-length biography and profession report at the lifestyles and paintings of Mexican whirlwind Lupe Velez (1908-1944). Over the years many crude myths have surfaced about Velez, essentially the most infamous that she "died together with her head in the bathroom." This biography no longer simplest research Lupe’s non-public lifestyles and career–including her tempestuous marriage to Johnny Weissmuller–but additionally examines her dying intimately. It has been virtually seven a long time since her premature finish in the end, the unpleasant rumors and myths are debunked–for just right. Included are never-before-told circle of relatives tales and pictures from Lupe’s 2nd cousin, and an research of the actress’s lasting affect on pop culture. The foreword by means of Oscar-winning movie historian Kevin Brownlow specializes in the reality and fancy in the back of Lupe Velez’s colourful public symbol