The Resource Discovering Katharine Hepburn

Discovering Katharine Hepburn

Label
Discovering Katharine Hepburn
Title
Discovering Katharine Hepburn
Contributor
Distributor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katharine Hepburn{u2019}s, who{u2019}s movie career covered over 60 years, was known for playing empowered, intelligent and sophisticated women. Born in Connecticut, Hepburn turned to acting soon after her graduation and after receiving some positive reaction from her time on Broadway she was to get her first important role in Bill of Divorcement produced in 1932. It turned her overnight into instant star, and was followed with an Academy Award for her performance in Morning Glory one year later.. Her tough persona and penchant for wearing trousers, scared executives and audiences alike, but in true Hepburn spirit she bought herself out of her RKO contract and acquired the film rights to The Philadelphia Story, which she sold on the condition that she be the star. The movie was a hit, and Hepburn's career was back on track. Hepburn was to win 4 Academy Awards (a record number) as well as becoming a cultural icon as an influential figure in the changing perception of women. in television movies, and made her final screen appearance in 1994 at the age of 87
Cataloging source
VDU
Language note
In English
Label
Discovering Katharine Hepburn
Publication
Distribution
Note
Film
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1222260
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (41 minutes)
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Other physical details
digital, sound colour
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34766789
System control number
kanopy222261

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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