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Reel Characters: Great Movie Character Actors

3.86  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Home video and cable TV have brought these unforgettable faces from Hollywood's Golden Era into millions of living rooms. Interview-profiles with 12 of the movies' best-loved supporting players, including Elisha Cook (the baby-faced gunman in "The Maltese Falcon"), Sam Jaffe (the High Lama in "Lost Horizon"), Beulah Bondi (Jimmy Stewart's mother in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washi ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 1st 1986 by Moonstone Press (first published August 29th 1986)
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Feb 25, 2013 Graceann rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: All film fans
Shelves: film-history
This was such a lovely book - the only reason for four stars rather than five is that I wanted to read more interviews with more of these wonderful character actors. It was especially nice to read about Beulah Bondi and some of the others who never had a full biography and who are rarely mentioned except in circles of avid film fans.

Especially helpful for the filmographies and the personal remembrances, and the very funny foreword, this is a keeper.
I love old movies and I'm pretty good at identifying character actors. It was a lot of fun reading about some of my favorites in this book.
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