TITLE

Contempt for Acting

AUTHOR(S)
Brustein, Robert
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;8/13/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 7, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles the late actor Marlon Brando. Brando's notable theater and film performances, including those in "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Godfather"; His acting prowess and disdain for the actor's craft; Trouble he caused colleagues in motion picture industry, including actresses, directors and studio executives; Political activism and engagements with the civil rights movement; Sexual relationships; Tragic consequences of his penchant for misadventure and his vulnerability to hucksterism; Author's reflection on actors' calling
ACCESSION #
4966856

 

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