By Derek Sculthorpe
Van Heflin first garnered realization because the delicate, alcoholic good friend of gangster Johnny Eager (1941), for which he gained an Academy Award, and later gave outstanding performances in a string of noirs, dramas and westerns. He used to be memorable because the psychotic cop in Joseph Losey’s masterpiece The Prowler (1951) yet both extraordinary because the uncertain govt in Jean Negulesco’s clever satire Woman’s World (1954).
this primary full-length biography of Heflin covers his youth as a sailor and his profession on degree and display, offering unique remark on all his films.
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