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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • Debbie: My Life by Debbie Reynolds and David Patrick Columbia (New York: William Morrow & Co., 1988).
  • If I Knew Then by Debbie Reynolds and Bob Thomas (New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1962).

Other:

  • The best of Modern Screen magazine by Mark Bego; foreword by Debbie Reynolds (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986).

Referenced in:

  • The Great Movie Stars 2: The International Years by David Shipman (New York: Little, Brown & Co., 1995).
  • Hollywood Songsters by James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts (New York: Garland Publishing, 1991).
  • The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Era by James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bauers (London: Ian Allan, Ltd., 1973).
  • The Golden Girls of MGM by Jane Ellen Wayne (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2003).
  • Been There, Done That by Eddie Fisher (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999).
  • Eddie : My life, My loves by Eddie Fisher (New York: Harper & Row, c1981).
  • The Eddie Fisher story by Myrna Greene (Middlebury, Vt.: P. S. Eriksson, c1978).

The Books/ Plays of her Films:

  • "Feature for June" by Eileen Tighe, Sarah Lorimer and Graeme Lorimer (1944).
    (Inspiration for JUNE BRIDE.)
  • "Mr. Imperium" by Edwin H. Knopf.
  • "Susan Slept Here" by Steve Fisher and Alex Gottleib.
  • "Shore Leave" by Hubert Osborne.
    (Inspiration for HIT THE DECK.)
  • "The Tender Trap" by Max Shulman and Robert Paul Smith (1955).
  • "The Catered Affair" by Paddy Chayefsky (1955).
  • Tammy Out of Time by Cid Ricketts Sumner (Chicago: The People's Book Club, 1948).
    (Inspiration for TAMMY AND THE BACHELOR.)
  • "For Love or Money" by F. Hugh Herbert.
    (Inspiration for THIS HAPPY FEELING.)
  • "The Gazebo" by Alec Coppel.
  • The darling buds of May by H. E. Bates (Boston: Little, Brown, c1958).
    (Inspiration for THE MATING GAME.)
  • "The Rat Race" by Garson Kanin.
  • "Broadway Zauber" by Leslie Bush-Fekete.
    (Inspiration for PEPE.)
  • Star in the West by Richard Emery Roberts (1951).
    (Inspiration for THE SECOND TIME AROUND.)
  • "The Pleasure of His Company" by Samuel Taylor, Cornelia Otis Skinner (1958).
  • My Six Loves by Peter V. K. Funk (1963).
  • "Mary, Mary" by Jean Kerr (1961).
  • "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" by Meredith Willson, Richard Morris (1960).
  • "Goodbye Charlie" by George Axelrod (1959).
  • The Girl in the Turquoise Bikini by Muriel Resnik (New York, 1961).
    (Inspiration for HOW SWEET IT IS!)
  • Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952).
  • When heaven and earth changed places : a Vietnamese woman's journey from war to peace by Le Ly Hayslip with Jay Wurts (New York : Doubleday, 1989).
    (Inspiration for HEAVEN & EARTH.)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas : A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson (1998).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • "Debbie Reynolds."  Baseline Celebrity Biographies (1999).
  • "Debbie Reynolds."  Current Biography (1964).
  • "Debbie Reynolds."  Who's Who in America (1964-5).
  • "Debbie Reynolds."  Who's Who of American Women (1964-5).

Features:

  • Thomas, Bob.  "Debbie Reynolds Discusses her Life."  Associated Press (1 August 2001).
  • Chambers, Andrea.  "Debbie Reynolds, Hollywood's Perennial Girl-Next-Door, Looks Back on a Life of Broken Promises."  People (24 October 1988): 82+.
  • Chambers, Andrea.  "Woman of the Year: Debbie Reynolds."  People (14 March 1983): 84+.
  • Watters, J.  "Unsinkable Debbie: at 42 she salvages her career."  People 2.22 (25 November 1974): 54.
  • Bowers, R.  "An Evening with Debbie Reynolds."  Films in Review 25.5 (May 1974): 314.
  • "Entertainer of the year."  Cue 43.2 (14 January 1974): 5.
  • "Debbie's shocking past."  Photoplay 84.3 (September 1973): 64.
  • "Debbie arrested after her son shoots himself."  Photoplay 84.1 (July 1973): 24.
  • Considine, S.  "Debbie Gives her Regards to Broadway."  After Dark 6.2 (June 1973): 34.
  • Flatley, G.  "Forget your troubles, come on, get Debbie."  New York Times (25 February 1973): II 1.
  • "Let's make magic."  Photoplay 81.2 (February 1972): 78.
  • "What Debbie teaches her daughter."  Photoplay 80.6 (December 1971): 78.
  • "Debbie Reynolds reports from Hollywood."  Silver Screen 41.10 (October 1971): 4.
  • "My husband's children hated him."  Photoplay 79.1 (January 1971): 40.
  • "Troubles of a teenage daughter."  Photoplay 78.3 (September 1970): 77.
  • "Debbie as a mother."  Photoplay 78.1 (July 1970): 54.
  • "Debbie is really a very sick girl."  Photoplay 77.6 (June 1970): 49.
  • Hano, A.  "Debbie said yes."  TV Guide 18.5 (31 January 1970): 16.
  • Gordon, S.  "Can we love Debbie too?"  Look n.33 (18 November 1969): 90.
  • Rogers, M.  "Enjoy living your teens."  Silver Screen 24.8 (June 1954): 35.
  • O'Leary, D.  "Don't put me on the spot."  Silver Screen 24.5 (March 1954): 33.
  • "Rising Stars."  Film Review (1953/1954): 109.
  • Lee, L.  "How to be really happy."  Silver Screen 23.12 (October 1953): 31.
  • Wilson, E.  "The 'take 'em off' gal."  Silver Screen 23.10 (August 1953): 22.
  • Reynolds, Debbie.  "Deep in my heart."  Silver Screen 22.12 (October 1952): 32.
  • Peer, R.  "There's a bubble."  Silver Screen 21.8 (June 1951): 30.

Citations:

  • Saturday Evening Post n.237 (22 August 1964): 74+.
  • Parade (17 February 1963): 4.
  • New York Sunday News (23 October 1960): II 15.
  • New York Sunday News (16 October 1960): II 17.
  • Saturday Evening Post n.232 (26 March 1960): 29+.
  • Parade (8 March 1959): 11.

Other:

  • "A&E Biography: The Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds."  (A&E Network Television, 1995). 

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