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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552 The high-toned New Republic 's Stanley Kauffmann asked somewhat
rhetorically, "Is it all a talented actor's revenge on a big studio for snaring him
inside an empty spectacular film? Only in a few moments of fury does life touch
the part ...
"She was a Lolita, but more perverse," he explained, adding that when he had
asked her to take her clothes off during the screen test, "she became much more
natural." Schneider had led a wild and freewheeling life in Paris, consciously ...
Brando recalled asking Christian if he had the gun because, as he said, he "
wanted to smell the gun to see if it had been fired." It was only after smelling the
gun and realizing it had been discharged that he "went right in the other room
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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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