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Company of Heroes. My Life As An Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

CAREY, JR., HARRY (JOHN FORD, ROBERT MITCHUM)

Published by Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1994, 1994
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First Edition, First Printing. Affectionately signed by the author, actor Harry Carey Jr. to fellow actor Robert Mitchum and his wife: ÒTo Bob & Dorothy, ÔRight along in here is where I say.Õ Love to you both, Dobe, 7-2-94.Ó From the library of Robert and Dorothy Mitchum with the stamp, ÒFrom the Estate of Robert Mitchum, Santa Barbara, CaliforniaÓ on the front pastedown. Carey and Mitchum appeared together in the film Pursued (1947), directed by Raoul Walsh. Illustrated. Hardbound in full cloth. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with just a trace of fading to the spine. The critically acclaimed memoir of CareyÕs experiences working with John Ford, John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Richard Widmark and many others in such films as She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, Three Godfathers, and The Searchers. Robert Mitchum (1917 - 1997) was a sleepy-eyed, effortlessly handsome leading man, best known for his work in classic dramas, including film noir, westerns, and war films. Some of his best known films are The Night of the Hunter (directed by Charles Laughton), Out of the Past, Foreign Intrigue, Cape Fear, Farewell My Lovely and The Big Sleep (as private eye Philip Marlowe), El Dorado, The Longest Day, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, The Red Pony, Angel Face, Heaven Knows Mr. Allison, The Sundowners, The Grass is Greener, Two for the Seesaw, Mister Moses, RyanÕs Daughter, That Championship Season, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The Yakuza, and Midway. His later career included a starring role in two big-budget Herman Wouk World War II television mini-series, The Winds of War (1983) and War and Remembrance (1988). Remarkably, his only Oscar nomination came for Best Supporting Actor from his role as Lt. Walker in the 1945 film Story of G.I. Joe, directed by William Wellman, based on the books Brave Men and Here Is Your War by Ernie Pyle. Robert and Dorothy Mitchum were married for 57 years and lived together in Santa Barbara, CA. Dorothy passed away in April, 2014 at the age of 94. Their sons James Mitchum and Christopher Mitchum are actors, as is their grandson Bentley Mitchum. Robert MitchumÕs last film was the television biopic James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997) playing Giant director George Stevens. Bookseller Inventory # 20609E

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Title: Company of Heroes. My Life As An Actor in ...

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1994

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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