Gloria Grahame, Bad Girl of Film Noir: The Complete Career by Robert J. Lentz

By Robert J. Lentz

a fabulous actress, Gloria Grahame (1923–1981) used to be additionally an iconic determine of movie noir. Her skills are showcased in different vintage movies of the Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties, together with It’s an excellent existence, Crossfire, In a Lonely position, the best exhibit in the world, the large warmth, Oklahoma!, and The undesirable and the Beautiful, for which she earned an Academy Award.
This entire evaluate of Gloria Grahame’s existence and paintings examines every one of her characteristic movies intimately, in addition to her made-for-television productions, her television-series appearances and her level occupation. additionally mentioned are the various ways that Grahame’s appearing performances have been tormented by her tumultuous own life—which incorporated 4 marriages, the second one to director Nicholas Ray and the fourth to Ray’s stepson Anthony.

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