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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • Jean Arthur: The Actress Nobody Knew by John Oller (New York: Limelight Editions, 1997).
  • Jean Arthur, a bio-bibliography by Arthur Pierce and Douglas Swarthout (New York: Greenwood Press, 1990).

Referenced in:

  • "A" Western Filmmakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers, Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, Actors and Actresses by Henryk Hoffmann (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 2000).
  • Baseline Celebrity Biographies (Baseline II, Inc., 1999).
  • The Almanac of Famous People (6th Ed.; Gale Research Inc., 1998).
  • The Great Movie Stars 1: The Golden Years by David Shipman (Boston:  Little, Brown & Co., 1995).
  • Fast-talking dames by Maria DiBattista (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001).
  • Legends in their Own Time (New York: Prentice Hall General Reference, 1994).
  • Twenty Years of Silents, 1908-1928 by John T. Weaver (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1971).
  • Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television (Vol. 10; Gale Research Inc., 1992).
  • Who's Who in America (1944-45).
  • Who's Who in the Theatre (1939).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • "Jean Arthur" Current Biography 1945 17-18.
  • "Jean Arthur" Current Biography 1991.

Features:

  • Calhoun, D.  "Interview with Jean Arthur."  Motion Picture n.35 (Jul. 1928): 71.
  • Goldbeck, E.  "Jean Arthur."  Motion Picture n.41 (May 1931): 76.
  • Maddox, B.  "Story of Jean Arthur."  Motion Picture n.50 (Dec. 1935): 49.
  • Morley, D.  "A thousand teachers."  Silver Screen 6.4 (Feb. 1936): 24.
  • Lee, S.  "Interview with Jean Arthur."  Motion Picture n.52 (Aug. 1936): 38.
  • Towne, T.  "Story of Jean Arthur."  Movie Classic n.11 (Jan. 1937): 84.
  • Hartley, K.  "She didn't take it with her."  Screen Book 21.3 (Oct. 1938): 30.
  • Franchey, J.  "Comeback girl."  Screen Book 22.6 (Jan. 1940): 64.
  • "Jean Arthur's Home Life."  Life n.8 (11 Mar. 1940): 59.
  • "The Private World of Jean Arthur."  Movie Mirror (Jun. 1940): 57, 87.
  • "What Hollywood Thinks of Jean Arthur."  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror (Sep. 1942): 49+.
  • Vermilye, Jerry.  "Jean Arthur."  Films in Review 17.6 (Jun-Jul. 1966) 329+.
  • "The Wampas Baby Stars."  Films in Review 21.2 (Feb. 1970): 73.
  • Springer, J., A. Bressan and M. Moran.  "Great star; as great a lady."  Interview n.22 (Jun. 1972): 22.
  • Flatley, G.  "From Mr. Deeds goes to town to Miss Arthur goes to Vassar."  New York Times (14 May 1972): II 11.
  • "Jean Arthur stars in an animal epic."  Classic Film Collect n.39 (Summer 1973): 13.
  • Peterson, Bettelou.  "Whatever happened to actress Jean Arthur?"  The Houston Chronicle (8 Dec. 1991): 6.

Obituaries:

  • "Obituary of Jean Arthur."  The Daily Telegraph (London) (21 Jun. 1991): 21.
  • "Jean Arthur, Actress who Starred in Films by Capra, is Dead at 90."  The New York Times (20 Jun. 1991): D24.
  • Oliver, Myrna.  "Jean Arthur Dies; Comedy Film Star of the '30s and '40s."  The Los Angeles Times (20 Jun. 1991): A3.
  • "Two Early Hollywood Stars Die."  USA Today (20 Jun 1991): 2D.
  • "Jean Arthur."  The Times (London) (22 Jun. 1991).
  • "Obituary: Jean Arthur."  The Independent (London) (22 Jun. 1991): 27.
  • Bergan, Ronald.  "Obituary of Jean Arthur & Joan Caulfield."  The Guardian (London) (24 Jun. 1991).

Citations:

  • Movies and People n.2 (1940): 3.
  • Photoplay n.18 (Jan 1941): 44.
  • Good Housekeeping n.112 (Apr. 1941): 16.
  • Photoplay n.21 (Sept. 1942): 49+.
  • New York Herald Tribune (1 Nov. 1942): IX 10.
  • International Motion Picture Almanac (1943-44).
  • Film Dope n.1 (Dec. 1972): 48.
  • Detroit Free Press (20 Jun. 1991): 4B.
  • The Herald (Glasgow) (18 Oct. 1999).

Other:

  • "Arthur, Jean."  Britannica Online (12 May 1998).

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