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The Films of Tyrone Power

Belafonte, Dennis with Marill, Alvin H.

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ISBN 10: 0806504773 / ISBN 13: 9780806504773
Published by Secaucus, NJ: Citadel, 1979, Secaucus, NJ, 1979
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A comprehensive look at the life and film career of Tyrone Power. Includes a film-by-film analysis as well as appearances on radio and television. 224 pages. B&W photos. Dust jacket has a couple of small, mended tears along upper edge in spine area. Faint stain on upper edge of the first few pages. Overall nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 001366

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Title: The Films of Tyrone Power

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ: Citadel, 1979, Secaucus, NJ

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing

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Tyrone Power - dashing, ingratiating, urbane - became 20th Century-Fox's foremost leading man almost from the first days that Darryl F. Zanuck became head of the company. The Tyrone Power image was that of the clean-cut, honest and aspiring young American. In the light comedies in which he starred during the early years of his career he generally "got the girl." As Power matured, however, he became an actor of force and strength. His performances in Nightmare Alley, Witness for the Prosecution and Abandon Ship met with enthusiastic approval from critics and audiences alike. In the summer of 1958 Tyrone Power was appearing in what proved to be his final role, the character of King Solomon, playing opposite Gina Lollobrigida in Solomon and Sheba. Power collapsed after swordplay with George Sanders. He was rushed to a Madrid hospital, but died within an hour. His death, at forty-four, made headline news around the world. The Films of Tyrone Power represents five years of research by the authors and presents many aspects of the actor's life. Every film in which he acted is recaptured meticulously, along with casts, credits, reviews and production notes. The warm and detailed biographical portrait of the star, his three wives and his many loves, bring him alive, helped by more than four hundred photographs which illustrate the text. The introduction is by Henry King, who directed many of Tyrone Power's greatest hits.

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