Oh Dad!

Oh Dad!

A Search for Robert Mitchum

Book - 2008
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Celebrating an original Hollywood bad boy who was one of the greatest screen actors of the 20th century, this account examines Robert Mitchum's largely mysterious pre-fame life as a Depression-era hobo, prizefighter, escaped felon, and secret poet. Here writer and broadcaster Lloyd Robson trailed the Eastern Seaboard in search of Mitchum, his poetry, America, a surrogate father, and how to be a man. This resulting tale is a boozy, drug-fueled attempt to define masculinity in the modern age and to match the standards set by the ultimate man and personification of film noir, Robert Mitchum.
Publisher: Cardigan : Parthian, 2008
ISBN: 9781905762132
1905762135
Branch Call Number: B MitchumRobson
Characteristics: 523 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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