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Charles Mcgraw : Biography of a Film Noir Tough Guy (Hardcover)

Author: Rode, Alan K.

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The iconic actor Charles McGraw appeared in over 140 roles on films and television, including the classic noir pictures The Killers (1946) and The Narrow Margin (1952). Whether portraying tough cops or sadistic killers, McGraw brought a unique authenticity to the screen. Emphasizing his impact on the film noir style, this comprehensive biography examines McGraw's lengthy career against the backdrop of a changing Hollywood. Through numerous personal interviews with his surviving intimates, close acquaintances and co-workers, his tumultuous personal life is detailed from his earliest days to his bizarre, accidental death. Also included are an extensive critical filmography of McGraw's feature film career, a complete list of television appearances and previously unpublished film stills and personal photos.

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Publisher McFarland Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780786431670
SKU 204940697
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0786431679
Release Date 10/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0216
Publisher McFarland & Company
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