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Leading men : the 50 most unforgettable actors of the studio era

by Miller, Frank, 1954-

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Nonfiction 791.43028 M647
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  791.43028 M647
 
 
Summary
Tough, sophisticated, witty, and handsomefrom Rudolph Valentino to Buster Keaton, Cary Grant to Jimmy Stewart, Humphrey Bogart to Steve McQueen, each of the actors featured in this book brought a magnetic presence to the screen and made a powerful and enduring mark on film history. Produced by Turner Classic Movies, this stylish and definitive guide as the inside scoop and off-the-record reveals of fifty unforgettable actors and is also the focus of an on-air film festival on the channel. The lives and accomplishments of each actor are celebrated in an insightful career overview, accompanied by an annotated list of essential films, filmographies, behind the scenes facts, Academy Award wins and nominations. Full of surprising trivia, film stills, posters, and stunning photos, Leading Men pays tribute to the most charismatic, enduring, and elegant actors of the silver screenan essential resource for movie buffs and pop-culture enthusiasts alike.
Additional Information
Subjects Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Male actors -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher San Francisco :Chronicle Books,2006
Contributors Haskell, Molly.
Language English
Description 237 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Filmographies: pages 216-234.
ISBN 0811854671
9780811854672
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