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Spencer Tracy. A Bio-Bibliography

Fisher, James

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ISBN 10: 0313287279 / ISBN 13: 9780313287275
Published by Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, 1994
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Sm. 8vo. xiv, 343, [3]pp. Original blue cloth with imprinted black cover- and title labels with gold lettering. B/w frontispiece portrait of Spencer Tracy. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Binding in very good, interior in fine condition. Number 59 of the series "Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts." Publisher's "Book News" leaf on this title laid-in. Bookseller Inventory # 29962

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Title: Spencer Tracy. A Bio-Bibliography

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Edition: First edition.

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Often referred to as the actor's actor, Spencer Tracy's subtle introspection and thoroughly naturalistic style continue to impress actors and audiences alike. He began his career on the stage, and then went on to attain considerable acclaim as a film star for Fox Studios and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He won back-to-back Academy Awards in 1937 and 1938, began a legendary personal and professional relationship with Katharine Hepburn, and worked as an independent film star in the 1950s and 1960s.

This volume provides detailed information for Tracy's many performances in film, radio, television, and drama. The book begins with a short biography that summarizes Tracy's professional development. The chapters that follow chronicle his fascinating career. Each chapter is devoted to his work in a particular medium and provides entries for his individual performances. Entries present cast and credit information, plot synopses, reviews, and commentary. An annotated bibliography discusses sources of additional information about Tracy, and photos illustrate his life and work.

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Includes a detailed filmography and an annotated bibliography, along with a biography and information on Tracy's work in radio, television, and drama.

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