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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He was always alone , never with any friends . One day he wanted to sell me a
revolver , maybe a . 32 caliber . It was a little gun and it was sort of held together
with a bent nail . The firing pin was missing — it wasn ' t a working gun at all —
They were never put away , and he ' d just sit there pounding , with the radio or
phonograph turned up . He was totally inside himself , playing accompaniment . ”
The drums were so loud that sometimes the stable hands complained about the ...
People think that as soon as you ' re successful that you don ' t bleed when you '
re cut ; you never have any problems . Believe me , it ' s not true . . . . Why should I
lend myself to the distortion ? ” Years later , offering a more sanguine appraisal ...
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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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