audreyandbill

Audrey and Bill by Edward Z Epstein

9780762455973 Running Press

 

 

Here for the first time is the complete, captivating story of an on-set romance that turned into a lifelong love story between silver screen legends Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. In 1954, Hepburn and Holden were America's sweethearts. Both won Oscars that year and together they filmed Sabrina, a now-iconic film that continues to inspire the worlds of film and fashion.

Audrey & Bill tells the stories of both stars, from before they met to their electrifying first encounter when they began making Sabrina. The love affair that sparked on-set was relatively short-lived, but was a turning point in the lives of both stars. Audrey & Bill follows both Hepburn and Holden as their lives crisscrossed through to the end, providing an inside look at the Hollywood of the 1950s, '60s, and beyond.

Through in-depth research and interviews with former friends, co-stars, and studio workers, Audrey & Bill author Edward Z. Epstein sheds new light on the stars and the fascinating times in which they lived.

 

Here for the first time is the complete, captivating story of an on-set romance, between silver-screen legends Audrey Hepburn and William Holden, that turned into love. Though it ended in separation, the affair had a lasting effect on both of them for the rest of their lives.

In 1954, Hepburn and Holden were Americas sweethearts. Audrey had just made her first American film, Roman Holiday, a major hit that established her career in Hollywood and earned her an Oscar.

Bill Holden was handsome, virilea dream man for young American girlsand a good actor to boot. He also won an Oscar that year for his performance in Stalag 17. Their next film would be Sabrina, a now-iconic film that continues to inspire the worlds of film and fashion sixty years later.

Audrey & Bill tells the stories of both stars, from before they met to their initial, electrifying encounter when they began making Sabrina.

The love affair that sparked on-set was relatively short-lived, but was a turning point in the lives of both stars. Audrey & Bill follows both Hepburn and Holden as their lives crisscrossed through to the end, providing an inside look at the Hollywood of the 50s, 60s, and beyond. Through in-depth research and interviews with former friends, co-stars, and studio workers, Audrey & Bill author Edward Z.

Epstein sheds new light on the stars and details the reasons they knew their relationship could never work, yet they remained deeply connected and influenced each others lives in many ways to the end.

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