A real American character : the life of Walter Brennan / Carl Rollyson.

Author
Rollyson, Carl E. (Carl Edmund) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2015]
Description
x, 254 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Hollywood legends series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography and index.
Contents
  • The beginning (1894-1927)
  • The racket (1928-35)
  • Acclaim and awards: Samuel Goldwyn, Howard Hawks, Fritz Lang, and how Walter Brennan became a real character (1934-39)
  • The apotheosis of Walter Brennan (1940)
  • Primal Brennan: Gary Cooper, Humphrey Bogart, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir, Howard Hawks (1940-44)
  • Western Brennan: Bob Hope, Henry Fonda, John Wayne, John Ford, Howard Hawks (1944-48)
  • Western Brennan redux: Robert Mitchum, James Stewart, Spencer Tracy, John Wayne The far country, Bad day at Black Rock, Rio Bravo (1948-58)
  • The real McCoys: America's grandpa (1957-63)
  • The politics of becoming Walter Brennan (1960-73)
  • The legacy years (1969-74).
ISBN
  • 9781628460476 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • 1628460474 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2015005906
OCLC
904047410
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