Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI


President and Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted a very special Lobby Exhibit unveiling, featuring items and from the career of Tippi Hedren (including items worn in the film "The Birds," Edith Head's dress form designed to Tippi's exact measurements, her Golden Globe and a personal gift presented by Alfred Hitchcock when he and his wife, Alma, informed her that she had been chosen to portray Melanie Daniels in "The Birds).

In addition, the event served as Ms Hedren's first official launch appearance for her new Memoir "TIPPI."

Among those friends and family that attended were Barbara Eden, Dawn Wells, Carolyn Hennesy, Patrika Darbo, Don Most, Erin Murphy, Ilene Graff, Rex Smith, Alice Amter, Ruta Lee, Romi Dames, Geri Jewell, Darcy Donovan, Teresa Ganzel, Alison Arngrim, Geri Jewell, Kate Linder, Lee Purcell, Barbara Van Orden, Margaret O'Brien, Jaime Monroy and Tippi's grandson, Alexander Johnson, among others.

For decades, Tippi Hedren's luminous beauty radiated from the silver screen with more that 85 credits, enchanting moviegoers and TV audiences, cementing her position among Hollywood's elite-beauty and star power that has endure to this day. For too long Hedren's story has been told by others through whispered gossip and tabloid headlines. Now, in TIPPI (Harper Collins/William Morrow; hardcover; $28.99) Hedren sets the record straight.

In TIPPI, Hedren reveals topics such as her dreams of becoming a figure skater, her early career as a top model that allowed her to travel the world on her own, life as "The Girl" for Alfred Hitchcock and her experiences with him working on THE BIRDS and MARNIE. Hedren relays stories about the mistake of trying to introduce Hitchcock to Charlie Chaplin (the only woman to have worked with both iconic directors), the experiences working on what has been called the most dangerous film ever made - ROAR, that resulted in the founding of the ROAR Foundation and the Shambala Preserve as well as the struggles to push legislation, to protect the wild ones, through Congress and the threats on her life that resulted. Hedren also explains how she became the Godmother of the modern Vietnamese Nail Industry and she corrects the reports on the surgeries that resulted after an on the set accident and the pain she will live with all her life. And, of course, her ultimate pride, being the Matriarch of an entertainment family with Melanie Griffith (daughter) and Dakota Johnson (grand daughter) and much more.

Ms. Hedren's upcoming public appearances with TIPPI, include:

***Monday, Nov 21st, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm Booksigning/Q&A at VORMANS (695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101)

***Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016 - 7:00pm - B&N in Dallas/Lincoln Park - 7700 West Northwest Hwy #300, Lincoln Park, Dallas, TX 75225

***Saturday, Dec 17th, 2016 3:00 - 5:00 pm - Santa Monica Library Authors Forum Booksigning/Q&A (601 Santa Monica Blvd, SM CA)


ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM IN THE HISTORIC MAX FACTOR BUILDING: See 10,000 Authentic Show Business Treasures spanning more than 100 years of Hollywood history! Located next to the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building houses the largest collection of entertainment memorabilia on display in the world. It is home to thousands of costumes, props, photographs, posters, celebrity automobiles and other treasures from some of the most iconic films and TV shows ever made! See Hollywood legends, past, present, and in the making! The museum attracts thousands of fans from around the world and was recently named one of the top tourist attractions by LA Weekly and by Trip Advisor, and was voted one of the Top 10 Museums in LA by the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. The Hollywood Museum is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization.

Photo Credits - PHOTOS BY BILL DOW

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Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
The Hollywood Museum lobby exhibit features Watch and necklace worn in THE BIRDS, the dress form created by Edith Head for Ms Hedren and the outfit she wore while receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
The Hollywood Museum lobby exhibit features Watch and necklace worn in THE BIRDS, the dress form created by Edith Head for Ms Hedren and the outfit she wore while receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Orignal signed sketches by Academy Award winning designer, Edith Head, of Ms Hedren for the film MARNIE and her Golden Globe

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Hedren's Golden Globe for Best Newcomer,presented by Sal Mineo

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Daytime Divas gather Patrika Darbo (The Bay), Kate Linder (Y&R), Tippi Hedren (B&B), Carolyn Hennesy (GH) and Jacee Jule (Days of Our Lives)

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Tippi Hedren with friend Barbara Eden

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Don Most, Tippi Hedren and Teresa Ganzel

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Tippi Hedren with her grandson, Alexander Johnson

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Ben Lanzarone, Tippi Hedren and Ilene Graff

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Tippi Hedren with President and Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
Tippi Hedren and Donelle Dadigan welcome guests

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI

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