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By Peter Ford

Glenn Ford—star of such now-classic motion pictures as Gilda, Blackboard Jungle, The mammoth Heat, 3:10 to Yuma, and The Rounders—had rugged beauty, an extended and winning occupation, and a glamorous Hollywood existence. but the fellow who might be obtainable and captivating on display retreated to a deeply deepest global he created at the back of closed doors.
    Glenn Ford: A Life chronicles the risky lifestyles, relationships, and profession of the popular actor, starting together with his movement from Canada to California and his preliminary discovery of theater. It follows Ford’s occupation in varied media—from movie to tv to radio—and indicates how Ford shifted without problems among genres, enjoying significant roles in dramas, noir, westerns, and romances.
    This biography by way of Glenn Ford’s son, Peter Ford, deals an intimate view of a star’s deepest and public lifestyles. integrated are specific interviews with relations, pals, affiliates, and snippets from the Ford relatives number of diaries, letters, audiotapes, unpublished interviews, and infrequent candid photographs. This biography tells a cautionary story of Glenn Ford’s relentless infidelities and lengthy, sluggish fade-out, however it additionally embraces his talent-driven occupation. the result's an genuine Hollywood tale that isn’t afraid to bare the truth.

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