Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor

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Fromm International Pub., 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 318 pages
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Charles Laughton, a difficult actor

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Callow traces Laughton's career from early theater successes in London's West End to Hollywood stardom. Always at odds with his unattractive face and overweight body, Laughton was troubled his whole ... Read full review

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Not only a great biography of a great actor, a great biography, period, written with passion by someone who very much knows what acting is and has the ability to viscerally convey it. Laughton was a ... Read full review


part one Origins
part two Change of Life

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About the author (1987)

Simon Callow is one of Britain's foremost stage and film actors. He has written acclaimed biographies of Charles Laughton and Orson Welles.

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