Canadians in Golden Age Hollywood 2-Book Bundle - Dundurn

Canadians in Golden Age Hollywood 2-Book Bundle

Once Upon a Time in Paradise / Stardust and Shadows

Published September 2016

$ 26.99


Revisit Hollywood’s Golden Age with insider Charles Foster, who befriended the many Canadian stars that peppered the film sets. Foster reveals the stories of the amazing influence Canadians had in the early days of the film biz.


Stardust and Shadows: Canadians in Early Hollywood
A Hollywood insider brings together the stories of eighteen Canadians who were celebrities during Hollywood’s formative years.

Once Upon a Time in Paradise: Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood
During Hollywood’s Golden Age, a bevy of talented Canadians earned important roles in the motion picture industry.



Charles Foster

During the Second World War, Charles Foster visited Hollywood on leave and established lifelong friendships with many of the Canadians he now writes about. Later, he wrote comedy material for many TV shows and for comedians like Bob Hope and Jack Benny. His first book, Stardust and Shadows, drew critical acclaim.

Book Details

September 2016
744 pp