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George Cukor : a double life : a biography of the gentleman director

Author: Patrick McGilligan
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First University of Minnesota Press editionView all editions and formats
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"One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director. In publicity and mystique he was dubbed the "women's director" for guiding the most sensitive leading ladies to immortal performances, including Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Judy Garland, and--in ten films, among them The Philadelphia Story and Adam's Rib--his lifelong friend  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Cukor; George Cukor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McGilligan
ISBN: 9780816680382 0816680388
OCLC Number: 826324665
Notes: "Originally published by St. Martin's Griffin Press, New York, 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: 404 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Patrick McGilligan.

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