Beulah Bondi

A Life on Stage and Screen

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About the Book

Best known for her roles in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Make Way for Tomorrow, Beulah Bondi (1889-1981) had a 60-year long acting career and an interesting on-screen life. Despite starting her professional acting career at 30, she made her mark on the film industry as a character actress. Before making a name for herself on-screen, she worked at the Stuart Walker stock company and performed on Broadway. This biography is the first to unpack Bondi’s life before and throughout her film career. This work also explores Bondi’s early family life in Indiana with a Jewish underwear salesman and a Presbyterian poet for parents.

About the Author(s)

Axel Nissen is a professor of American literature in the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Bibliographic Details

Axel Nissen
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 40 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8188-7
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4259-8
Imprint: McFarland