SUNDAY, APRIL 9th-11:30 am – 1 pm
One my favorite guests ever will be joining us here at Larry Edmunds Bookshop Sunday morning!
Many of you who have attended any of our past TCM Festival Sunday specials know that this is an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with a legend!
Julie Adams, Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren, Shirley Jones & last years Illeana Douglas & friends are some past TCM Sunday signers.
This year we welcome the phenomenal, ageless, beautiful queen of the kitties, babe of the Birds, the one & only TIPPI HEDREN!
Come on down to the LARE Sunday morning and get a signed copy of, “Tippi -A Memoir” and meet the beautiful Tippi Hedren!
What a perfect way to start your final festival day, just one block east of the Egyptian Theatre! See you Sunday!
In this absorbing and surprising memoir, one of the biggest names of classic Hollywood—the star of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Marnie—tells her story, including never-before-revealed experiences on the set of some of the biggest cult films of all time . . . now with a foreword by Melanie Griffith
For decades, Tippi Hedren’s luminous beauty radiated from the silver screen, enchanting moviegoers and cementing her position among Hollywood’s elite—beauty and star power that continue to endure. For too long Hedren’s story has been told by others through whispered gossip and tabloid headlines. Now, Hedren sets the record straight, recalling how a young and virtuous Lutheran girl from small-town Minnesota became a worldwide legend—as one of the most famous Hitchcock girls, as an unwavering animal activist, and as the matriarch of a powerful Hollywood dynasty that includes her movie star daughter Melanie Griffith, and rising star Dakota Johnson, her granddaughter.
For the first time, Hedren digs deep into her complicated relationship with the man who discovered her talent, director Alfred Hitchcock, the benefactor who would become a repulsive and controlling director who contractually controlled her every move. She speaks openly about the dark pain she endured working with him on their most famous collaborations, The Birds and Marnie, and finding the courage she needed to break away.
Hedren’s incandescent spirit shines through as she talks about working with the great Charlie Chaplin, sharing the screen with some of the most esteemed actors in Hollywood, her experiences on some of the most intriguing and troubling film sets—including filming Roar, one of the most dangerous movies ever made—and the struggles of being a single mother—balancing her dedication to her work and her devotion to her daughter—and her commitment to helping animals.
Filled with sixteen pages of beautiful photos, Tippi is a rare and fascinating look at a private woman’s remarkable life no celebrity aficionado can miss.