The Resource Marlon Brando, Patricia Bosworth, (electronic resource)

Marlon Brando, Patricia Bosworth, (electronic resource)

Label
Marlon Brando
Title
Marlon Brando
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Bosworth
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illuminating biography of Marlon Brando, a cultural icon and one of the most legendary American actors of all time In 1948 Marlon Brando stunned audiences and critics alike with his revolutionary, raw, and improvisational approach to acting. He became a symbol of a new, rebellious generation that was sick of conventions and committed to genuine emotion and unvarnished truth. From his breakout role as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire to his mesmerizing portrayal of Don Corleone in The Godfather, he created some of the most memorable characters in American cinematic history. Brando was a paradox-intensely private but using his fame to promote worthy causes, a womanizer who clung to his childhood friends and animals. He was one of the most fiercely independent stars ever. In this book, acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth peels away Brando's many layers, revealing the struggles, triumphs, and relentless ambition that transformed the irrepressible farm boy from Nebraska into a legend of American cinema
Summary
A biography of Marlon Brando explores the sexuality, passion, and sensitivity that fueled this film icon's rise to superstardom
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
individual biography
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158198
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bosworth, Patricia
Dewey number
921
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Marlon Brando, Patricia Bosworth, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453245026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550218
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Marlon Brando, Patricia Bosworth, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453245026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550218
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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