Classic Movie Hub (CMH)

Welcome to the "Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood"                                                      Book Giveaway!

FROM MONDAY December 4, 2017 through SATURDAY January 6, 2018
Classic Movie Hub will be giving away a total of SIX copies of Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood by Sherri Snyder, courtesy of University Press of Kentucky!

THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO ENTER:

TO ENTER via TWITTER (Five Chances to Win):
1) Follow @ClassicMovieHub on twitter for the contest announcements.
2) Successfully complete a qualifying entry task during the specified contest week.
3) Winner(s) will be chosen at random at the end of each specified contest week and announced on Twitter the following day.
4) One book will be given away each specified contest week during the contest period, for a total giveaway of five books within five weeks.

TO ENTER via FACEBOOK or the CMH Blog (One Chance to Win):
1) Visit us on Facebook or the CMH Blog for the contest announcement.
2) Successfully complete a qualifying entry task during the specified contest period.
3) One winner will be chosen at random at the end of the contest period and announced on Facebook and the Blog the following day.
4) One book will be given away during the contest period, for a total giveaway of one book within five weeks.

PLEASE NOTE for all prizing: Only Continental United States entries are eligible.

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Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

About the book:

Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Barbara La Marr's (1896–1926) publicist once confessed: "There was no reason to lie about Barbara La Marr. Everything she said, everything she did was colored with news-value." When La Marr was sixteen, her older half-sister and a male companion reportedly kidnapped her, causing a sensation in the media. One year later, her behavior in Los Angeles nightclubs caused law enforcement to declare her "too beautiful" to be on her own in the city, and she was ordered to leave. When La Marr returned to Hollywood years later, her loveliness and raw talent caught the attention of producers and catapulted her to movie stardom.

In the first full-length biography of the woman known as the "girl who was too beautiful," Sherri Snyder presents a complete portrait of one of the silent era's most infamous screen sirens. In five short years, La Marr appeared in twenty-six films, including The Prisoner of Zenda (1922), Trifling Women (1922), The Eternal City (1923), The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1924), and Thy Name Is Woman (1924). Yet by 1925―finding herself beset by numerous scandals, several failed marriages, a hidden pregnancy, and personal prejudice based on her onscreen persona―she fell out of public favor. When she was diagnosed with a fatal lung condition, she continued to work, undeterred, until she collapsed on set. She died at the age of twenty-nine.

Few stars have burned as brightly and as briefly as Barbara La Marr, and her extraordinary life story is one of tempestuous passions as well as perseverance in the face of adversity. Drawing on never-before-released diary entries, correspondence, and creative works, Snyder's biography offers a valuable perspective on her contributions to silent-era Hollywood and the cinematic arts.

Rules:

TWO WAYS TO ENTER:
TO ENTER via TWITTER (Five Chances to Win):
1) Follow @ClassicMovieHub on twitter for further instructions.
2) Successfully complete a qualifying entry task during the contest week.
TO WIN: Winner(s) will be chosen at random at the end of each specified contest week. Winner(s) will be announced on Twitter the day after the contest week ends.
PRIZING: One book will be given away each specified contest week during the contest period, for a total giveaway of five books within five weeks.

TO ENTER via FACEBOOK or the CMH Blog (One Chance to Win):
1) Visit us on Facebook or the CMH Blog for further instructions on how to enter.
2) Successfully complete a qualifying entry task during the specified contest period.
TO WIN: One winner will be chosen at random at the end of the contest period. The winner will be announced on Facebook and the Blog one day after the contest period ends.
PRIZING: One book will be given away during the contest period, for a total giveaway of one book within five weeks.

ELIGIBILITY for both versions of contest (Twitter and Facebook/Blog):
* Limited to Continental United States residents (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and the territory of Puerto Rico).
* Must be eighteen (18) years old and over as of the date of entry.
* Only one book per winner.
* BlogHub Bloggers are eligible to enter.
* Giveaway starts Monday December 4, 2017 and ends on Saturday January 6, 2018 at midnight EST or when all prizes are exhausted (whichever comes first).
* Each winner will be notified by email, Twitter DM or Facebook and will have 48 hours to respond with their shipping information or a new winner may be chosen. If any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected.
* Prizes will ship directly after the contest period is over. Please allow up to 2 to 4 weeks for prize delivery.Classic Movie Hub is not responsible for prizes lost or stolen.
* Family of Classic Movie Hub are not eligible for entry.