Review: ‘Ramon Novarro: The Life and Films of the First Latino Hollywood Superstar’

Berumen takes a unique look at the little-remembered silent film star and the career that followed the advent of talkies, which included directing, singing and comedy.

Coverage: Berumen takes a unique look at the little-remembered silent film star and the career that followed the advent of talkies, which included directing, singing and comedy. Study includes several quotes from Novarro throughout his career. Includes a look at the matinee idol’s early days in Durango, Mexico, his rise to fame in the 1920s, landmark films that brought him superstardom, his comeback and his brutal murder in 1968. Includes detailed filmography with cast and crew listings, running times and synopses.

Ramon Novarro: The Life and Films of the First Latino Hollywood Superstar

Vantage Press

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By Frank Javier Garcia Berumen
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