On Acting

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Simon & Schuster, 1987 - Performing Arts - 397 pages
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In this extraordinary and revealing book, the greatest actor of our century shares his innermost thoughts about the craft he has mastered and the profession he passionately loves. A unique guided tour of the techniques of acting.

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Definitely not what I expected. A few interesting insights, but I was hoping for something that showed me more of his approach to the various characters he played, in detail. I wanted to understand ... Read full review

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User Review  - ukforever - LibraryThing

This final book by Sir Laurence, generally acknowledged as the greatest actor of the 20th century, is equal parts memoir and acting instruction. Written only three years before his death in 1989, it ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
13
two Lessons from the Past
35
PART
67
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