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The passion of Montgomery Clift

Author: Amy Lawrence
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From his 1948 film debut in Red River through such classics as The Heiress, A Place in the Sun, and From Here to Eternity, Montgomery Clift exemplified a new masculinity and--leading the way for a generation of actors, including Marlon Brando and James Dean--epitomized the new naturalistic style of acting. Clift's impact was such that, both during his troubled life and after his untimely death, fans described the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Montgomery Clift; Montgomery Clift; Montgomery Clift; Montgomery Clift
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Lawrence
ISBN: 9780520260467 0520260465 9780520260474 0520260473
OCLC Number: 321046398
Description: ix, 333 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: The face of a saint --
The bobby-soxers' idol --
Actor as saint --
Facing persecution --
Mortification of the flesh --
A gay martyr --
Nothing sacred.
Responsibility: Amy Lawrence.

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From his 1948 film debut in "Red River" through such classics as "The Heiress", "A Place in the Sun", and "From Here to Eternity", Montgomery Clift epitomized the naturalistic style of acting. This  Read more...

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"This book makes a valuable contribution to star studies as well as enhancing our understanding of Clift's work." -- Martin Shingler Screen Journal 20110707

 
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