In Spite of Myself

A Memoir
Product Number: EB00169799
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307271167
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

A collection of delicious anecdotes of a life spent on stages and film sets across the world-from Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Theatre to The Sound of Music-from one of our greatest living actors. Christopher Plummer's magnificent book recounts the wild adventure that is his life, stretching from a privileged childhood in Canada to the glorious, star-studded New York of the fifties to a sensational career in film appearing in some of our most beloved classics. Here are his late nights out with Carson McCullers, Tennessee Williams, Paddy Chayefsky, and Arthur Miller; his affairs and marriages; his collaborations with famed producers; and his memorable roles alongside fellow young and talented actors, each also destined for stardom: Judi Dench, Vanessa Redgrave, Peter O'Toole, Natalie Wood, and countless others.

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Author(s): Christopher Plummer
Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2008

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