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Arthur Kennedy, man of characters : a stage and cinema biography

Author: Meredith C Macksoud; Craig R Smith; Jackie Lohrke
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work covers Kennedy's career film-by-film and play-by-play, and provides pictures, synopses, and commentary for each one. Acting anecdotes from Kennedy himself or from his peers, such as Errol Flynn, Elia Kazan, James Cagney, Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, and many others, bedizen the commentary. Among the films and plays included are Joy in the Morning, Henry IV Part I, Strange Alibi, High Sierra, Bad Men,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Arthur Kennedy; Arthur Kennedy; Arthur Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith C Macksoud; Craig R Smith; Jackie Lohrke
ISBN: 0786413840 9780786413843
OCLC Number: 50630504
Description: viii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introducing Arthur Kennedy --
Born to act (1936-1940) --
The war begins (1941-1943) --
From hot to cold war (1943-1949) --
Into the fifties (1949-1950) --
Korea and Mccarthyism (1951-1952) --
Back to broadway--and back again to Hollywood (1952-1959) --
Into the sixties (1960-1962) --
Sometimes for art; sometimes for money (1962-1969) --
Into the seventies (1970-1973) --
Some personal time, then back to work (1974-1989).
Responsibility: by Meredith C. Macksoud, with Craig R. Smith and Jackie Lohrke ; with a foreword by Laurie Kennedy.

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An exploration of Arthur Kennedy's film and stage career, film-by-film and play-by-play, providing pictures, synopses and commentaries for each one. It includes acting anecdotes from Kennedy himself  Read more...

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"very readable and extremely interesting"--Classic Images; "an absolute treat for film buffs...a noble heartfelt testament...affectionate and respectful...simply wonderful"--Winston-Salem Journal.

 
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