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Glenn Ford A Life

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ISBN-10: 029928154X

ISBN-13: 9780299281540

Edition: 2011

Authors: Peter Ford, Patrick McGilligan

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Glenn Ford-star of such now-classic films asGilda,Blackboard Jungle,The Big Heat,3:10 to Yuma, andThe Rounders-had rugged good looks, a long and successful career, and a glamorous Hollywood life. Yet the man who could be accessible and charming on screen retreated to a deeply private world he created behind closed doors. Glenn Ford: A Lifechronicles the volatile life, relationships, and career of the renowned actor, beginning with his move from Canada to California and his initial discovery of theater. It follows Fordrs"s career in diverse media-from film to television to radio-and shows how Ford shifted effortlessly between genres, playing major roles in dramas, noir, westerns, and…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 5/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Patrick McGilligan's biographies include the acclaimed Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only ; the Edgar-nominated Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light ; Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast ; and George Cukor: A Double Life . The author of several New York Times Notable Books , he has also penned biographies of Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson, Robert Altman, and James Cagney, along with the oral history Tender Comrades: A Backstory of the Hollywood Blacklist (with Paul Buhle). McGilligan lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

�California, Here I come�
�Somewhere over the Rainbow�
�Love and Marriage�
�Amado Mio�
�Trouble in Paradise�
�It�s Only Make Believe�
�Fire and Rain�
�Rock Around the Clock�
�Glory Days�
�Singin� the Blues�
�Cat�s in the Cradle�
�Auld Lang Syne�
�Devil or Angel�
�Lyin� Eyes�