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Cary Grant (Taschen Movie Icons)

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He's the most self-invented man in movies, this side of Charlie Chaplin. Like Chapin, Cary Grant grew up poor, trained as an acrobat, and brims with confidence, romance, and a spirit of merry larceny--he just has a better tailor. His impeccable timing and light, cat burglar's touch at stealing women's hearts were perfect for the jaunty heroics and romantic farce of such cl ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Taschen (first published January 1st 2006)
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Cary, Cary, Cary--they just don't make pretty male actors with effortless class, charm and style like this man anymore. Deep sigh. Cary even said about himself, "You say everybody wants to be Cary Grant? Even I want to be Cary Grant." Look and drool people.
This has lots of high quality photos with little information but the photos alone are worth it.
Not a lot of text but really gorgeous photos and archival pictures - movie posters, etc.
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