Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me

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Random House, 1994 - Actors - 468 pages
This is Marlon Brando's own story, and his reason for telling it is best revealed in his own words: "I have always considered my life a private affair and the business of no one beyond my family and those I love. Except for moral and political issues that aroused in me a desire to speak out, I have done my utmost throughout my life, for the sake of my children and myself, to remain silent...But now, in my seventieth year, I have decided to tell the story of my life as best I can, so that my children can separate the truth from the myths that others have created about me, as myths are created about everyone swept up in the turbulent and distorting maelstrom of celebrity in our culture.".

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Excellent insights on life, acting, and NYC from the actor regarded as making a quantum leap in the craft. He regarded Stella Adler and Elia Kazan as his best teachers, and derided Lee Strasberg as an ... Read full review

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Man.....this guy was stuck on himself. A titan of an actor...but holy cow what a butthole. Read full review

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