Monday, Jun. 28, 2010

Kim Novak

July 29, 1957

Cover Story Excerpt:
By ancient Hollywood practice, a star is made not just born. Kim Novak herself was virtually invented, the first topflight star ever made strictly to order, for delivery when needed. When Cohn's underlings found her, she was a small-time model, somewhat overweight and so utterly lacking in acting experience that, as one director put it, "she had never even read the funnies out loud"... Read the full story.