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BIO ANDREWS ROLLYSO
  
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Jackson, MS : University Press of Mississippi, c2012.
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xi, 314 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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The complete story of a great actor, his difficult struggle to overcome alcoholism while enjoying the accolades of his contemporaries, a successful term as president of the Screen Actors Guild, and the love of family and friends that never deserted him.
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Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Don't miss -- The patriarch (1881 1924) -- "Go Hollywood, young man!" (1924-29) -- To be an actor (1929-32) -- "Mediocrity is not my lot" (1932-35) -- Holding on (1935-36) -- Pasadena (1936-38) -- Goldwyn (1938-41) -- Fox (1941-44) -- Laura (1944) -- Stardom (1944-45) -- The best years of our lives (1946) -- The name above the title (1947) -- "What is this thing I do to women?" (1947-50) -- Hollywood fights back (1947-57) -- Period of adjustment (1950-53) -- Home and abroad: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953-57) -- Sobriety (1958-64) -- Ruin and recovery (1964-72) -- Curtain call (1972-92).
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9781604735673 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604735678 (cloth : alk. paper)
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