Stanley Kauffmann on films

Kauffmann, Stanley
August 1974
New Republic;8/10/74, Vol. 171 Issue 6/7, p20
Reports on the contribution of actor Charles Bronson to the motion picture industry in the U.S. Claim that his fans apparently want to see him in new films so long as they aren't very different from the old ones; Description of Bronson's physical appearance; Derivation of action picture on labor and race troubles; Accounts on the quasi-military plans to attack Bronson; Identification of the films of Bronson.


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