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John Carradine : the films

Author: Tom Weaver; Gregory W Mank
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Carradine played a wildly varied series of characters - those he constructed for himself as well as those he played on stage and in film. And what characters they were, ranging in real life from "banana messenger" to flamboyant Shakespearean actor to loutish drunk, and onscreen from Casy in The Grapes of Wrath (1940) to a blood-drinking poetry lover in Vampire Hookers (1979). No book has ever captured  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film catalogs
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weaver, Tom, 1958-
John Carradine.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999
(OCoLC)607142639
Online version:
Weaver, Tom, 1958-
John Carradine.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999
(OCoLC)609305612
Named Person: John Carradine; John Carradine; John Carradine; John Carradine; John Carradine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Weaver; Gregory W Mank
ISBN: 0786406070 9780786406074
OCLC Number: 40723696
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 396 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Joe Dante --
"The Sinister Gentleman" / Fred Olen Ray --
A Biography / Gregory William Mank --
John Carradine: The Films.
Responsibility: [Tom Weaver ; biography by Gregory William Mank].

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This volume is devoted to the films of John Carradine. In addition to a comprehensive filmography, there is a biography of Carradine (contributed by Greg Mank), commentary on the man by indie film  Read more...

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"excellent...packed with information, interviews with people who worked with Carradine (including his sons) and rare stills"--Psychotronic

 
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