Win a copy of Gloria Swanson: Ready for Her Close Up

Today’s Film Friday highlights Gloria Swanson: Ready for Her Close-Up, the latest addition to our Hollywood Legends Series. This book is the story of a talented, self-confident actress who negotiated a creative path through seven decades of celebrity. Author Tricia Welsch brings Swanson back into the spotlight, revealing her as a complex, creative, entrepreneurial, and thoroughly modern woman. 

To celebrate this Film Friday we are offering a FREE copy of the book to one winner.

This full-length portrait of Gloria Swanson that represents close to a decade of primary research using Swanson’s private papers and archival film screenings as well as information gleaned from the author’s interview with her only surviving daughter. The book also features over 70 black and white photographs from Swanson’s life and career. 

There are three ways to enter the giveaway: 
1) Comment on this post 
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3) Tweet the link to this post, using the hashtag #UPMFilmFriday 

We will randomly select one winner today at 3:00 p.m. This post will be updated to announce the winner. Good luck and spread the word.