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Robert Mitchum

a bio-bibliography

by Roberts, J. W.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mitchum, Robert.,
    • Mitchum, Robert -- Bibliography.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJerry Roberts.
      SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 32
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.M648 R63 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 415 p. :
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1720542M
      ISBN 100313275475
      LC Control Number92023784

      "How high are we?" Robert Mitchum asked. "Sixth floor? I guess that's safe." He took a sip of his Scotch. "You know," he said, "at high altitudes this stuff can kill you. Drinking in a place like Durango is a serious business. You got an altitude of five, six thousand feet, you can get drunk by accident. Get sick. Of course, that's one of the best ways to lose weight. Mitchum In His Own Words (Book): Mitchum, Robert: Mitchum's tales include beatings, hanging producers by their shoelaces, killings in Mexican bars and slapping Teutonic helmer Otto Preminger. And there are classic observations, such as his quip to Variety that 'the best producer is an absent one.' Mitchum editor Jerry Roberts conducted one of the interviews, and has done a terrific job.

      I’ve heard from many who believed that film actor Robert Mitchum was an alcoholic, anti-Semitic and racist monster. In our newest book, Beyond Columbo: The Life and Times of Peter Falk, Peter- who was Jewish, was intimidated by Mitchum when they both starred in the war film “Anzio” in On screen and off, Robert Mitchum was the face of film noir, the embodiment of its hard-bitten cynicism, self-destructive vices, and magnetic, inscrutable, preternatural cool. As a performer in such classic films as Out Of The Past, Night Of The Hunter, The Lusty Men, and Cape Fear, he resisted the ostentatious preening of other movie stars, underplaying roles more naturally served by his.

      In the book are several revelations. It claims that Joan had affairs when she was married to husband, Edgar Rosenberg. it discusses a claim that Joan made cheated on Edgar in the s with Robert Mitchum (?!), her feud with Johnny Carson, that she dated The Beach Boys Dennis Wilson, the suicide of Edgar after he put her in debt and much more. But for sheer old-fashioned cool—a sort of brooding languor, with the ever-present whiff of violence—it would be hard to beat Robert Charles Durman Mitchum, who was born in Bridgeport, Conn.


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Robert Mitchum: "Baby, I Don't Care" is the first complete biography of Mitchum, and a book as big, colorful, and controversial as the star himself.

Exhaustively researched, it makes use of thousands of rare documents from around the world and nearly two hundred in-depth interviews with Mitchum's family, friends, and associates (many going on /5(). For example, Mitchum did El Dorado with John Wayne.

The book mentions that Bob loved the opportunity to work with the Duke but that he tended to think of him a faker (read it to find out why). Throughout the book the author keeps harping on Mitchum's Sherwood Anderson Syndrome/5(6). Robert Mitchum, American film star whose roles as a cool, cynical loner combined with a notorious personal life and a sardonic, relaxed style to create a durable screen image as a fatalistic tough guy.

Among his notable films are Out of the Past, The Night of the Hunter, Cape Fear, and The Friends of. Robert Mitchum book. Read 55 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the movies' greatest actors and most colorful characters, a r /5(55).

Robert Mitchum: Baby, I Don't Care Lee Server pp, Faber, £ Hollywood has always undervalued its best actors: many of them - Cary Grant, Henry Fonda, John Wayne, Robert Mitchum - either.

Robert Mitchum (–) was an American actor who appeared in over films and television series over the course of his career. He is ranked 23rd on the American Film Institute's list of the 50 greatest American screen legends of all time. His first credited named role was as Quinn in the western Border same year he appeared in the films Follow the Band, Beyond the Last.

Christopher Mitchum is the second son of actor Robert Mitchum destined, like older brother James Mitchum, to follow in the footsteps of his famous grew up avoiding the limelight and was educated at the University of Pennsylvania (), attending Dublin's Trinity College as part of his Junior Year Abroad program.

Directed by Michael Winner. With Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark. Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his two loose socialite daughters, a /10(K).

Robert Mitchum: "Baby, I Don't Care" is the first complete biography of Mitchum, and a book as big, colorful, and controversial as the star himself. Exhaustively researched, it makes use of thousands of rare documents from around the world and nearly two hundred in-depth interviews with Mitchum's family, friends, and associates (many going on /5(11).

Robert Mitchum: "Baby, I Don't Care" is the first complete biography of Mitchum, and a book as big, colorful, and controversial as the star himself.

Exhaustively researched, it makes use of thousands of rare documents from around the world and nearly two hundred in-depth interviews with Mitchum's family, friends, and associates (many going on /5(13). Robert Mitchum accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globes - Duration: AwardsShowNetw views.

"Nobody's Perfect" - The Making of 'Some Like It Hot' with Monroe, Curtis &. Not a western as has often been claimed, River of No Return is a "northern," set in Canada during the 19th century Gold Rush. En route to his home, farmer Matt Calder (Robert Mitchum) is beaten and robbed of his horse by gambler Harry Weston (Rory Calhoun).

Two people witness this 4/4(2). Robert Mitchum: "Baby, I Don't Care" is the first complete biography of Mitchum, and a book as big, colorful, and controversial as the star himself. Exhaustively researched, it makes use of thousands of rare documents from around the world and nearly two hundred in-depth interviews with Mitchum's family, friends, and associates (many going on.

Actor Robert Mitchum was the Real Deal, and author Lee Server has written a wonderful book about him entitled "Robert Mitchum, 'Baby I Don't Care'." Relatively unschooled, the naturally intelligent Mitchum hit the Depression era American roads at age /5(5).

I began to think about Mitchum movies and the lessons in manliness they taught, and ended up writing a book: Manliness: The Robert Mitchum Way. When Mitchum plays the good guy, you learn things like how to treat a woman––especially when she’s married to : James Scott Bell.

Dorothy Clements Spence Mitchum (above, with husband Robert), a writer and the widow of the late actor Robert Mitchum, died at Serenity House hospice in.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ), filmography (p. ) and index Traces the life and career of actor Robert Mitchum in a biography of Pages: View the profiles of people named Robert Mitchum.

Join Facebook to connect with Robert Mitchum and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. Robert Charles Durman Mitchum, born on August 6th,Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S, was a movie actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer.

Mitchum became famous for his starring roles in several classic films noir, being generally regarded as a forerunner of.

Robert Mitchum, le mauvais garçon d'Hollywood () James Stewart, Robert Mitchum: The Two Faces of America () Supernatural ()Born:. The day after year-old Robert Mitchum succumbed to lung cancer, beloved actor James Stewart died, diverting all the press attention that was gearing up for Mitchum.

DRUGS A connoisseur of cannabis, Mitchum was introduced to the solace of marijuana when he was an adolescent hobo who lit out from his Norwegian Methodist home back east to ride the rails during the Depression, and he continued to indulge in dope and opiates throughout his life.

His enthusiasm for the demon weed notoriously landed him on a prison farm inafter a police sting .With a personality fit for western-noir, Robert Mitchum dominated the genre during the midth century, and returned as the anti-hero again during the s before his death.

This book lays down the life of Mitchum and the films that established him as one of Hollywood’s strongest and smartest horsemen.