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Stanley Baker : a life in film

Author: Robert Shail
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This biography is the first in-depth examination of the life and career of Stanley Baker, a 'boy from the valley' who managed to avoid the colliery and became an international star. Robert Shail's fascinating portrait sheds considerable light on the image of Welsh national identity and masculinity that Stanley Baker projected."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stanley Baker, Sir; Stanley Baker, Sir; Stanley Baker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Shail
ISBN: 9780708321263 0708321267
OCLC Number: 225876153
Description: xii, 152 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Out of the valleys --
The man you love to hate --
Becoming a tough guy --
The hero of Rorke's Drift --
Acting for Losey --
From actor to producer --
The journey home.
Responsibility: Robert Shail.

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Offers an analysis of the career of Stanley Baker, one of the significant cinema figures to have come out of Wales and sheds considerable light on the image of Welsh national identity and masculinity  Read more...

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