Author: Tara Hanks

  • Jeanne Eagels: A Life on Film

    Even the most learned scholars of classic film consider Jeanne Eagels a mystery. Although she was one of America's leading actresses during the early twentieth century, her first love was the stage, and only a handful of film performances survive today. After her untimely death, a controversial biography was published, and later adapted into an equally contentious movie.And there the trail ended -- until now. For too long, Jeanne Eagels has languished in the shadows of rumor and m...

    Read more