Brando: The Biography
Using information gathered from seven years of research and hundreds of interviews, a respected biographer offers an insightful and revealing look at the troubled and fabled life of Marlon Brando, one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
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305 political polemic, given what he saw as the parallels between Zapata's fate
and that of the idealist revolutionaries in Russia purged by Stalin. Since leaving
the Communist Party U.S.A. in 1935, the director had moved toward the liberal ...
In agreeing to back Zapata!, Zanuck at first refused to accept Brando in the title
role. His actor of choice, he insisted, was Tyrone Power, who had made
Twentieth Century-Fox a bundle. Kazan was not surprised, but he insisted that it
should be ...
The burden of Zapata, Brando seemed to realize, was that he was a figure in
conflict with himself. He is part macho idealist and part peasant with bourgeois
leanings, a conflict that had only been latent in Steinbeck's script. Marlon had
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This biography, much discussed even before its publication, is as mammoth as Brando himself—and a compelling read. Most of the details supplied by Manso (Mailer: His Life and Times, 1985, etc ... Read full review
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A scandal-loving biographer's dream, Marlon Brando has led a tumultuous life, complete with unhappy childhood, an active and varied sex life, troubled children of his own (son Christian is now in ... Read full review
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