Bogie: A Life in Pictures

Bogie: A Life in Pictures

by Judith Schlesinger
     
 

When Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born at the turn of the century into a wealthy yet neglectful household, it wasn't even a possibility that acting would become his livelihood. Acting never occurred to him as a profession until after he was discharged from the Navy. In his early roles, Bogie was typecast as the B-Movie anti-hero, playing the bad guy who always ended… See more details below

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When Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born at the turn of the century into a wealthy yet neglectful household, it wasn't even a possibility that acting would become his livelihood. Acting never occurred to him as a profession until after he was discharged from the Navy. In his early roles, Bogie was typecast as the B-Movie anti-hero, playing the bad guy who always ended up dead and never got the girl, until his legendary performances in films like Casablanca and The African Queen secured for him a permanent place in the Hollywood pantheon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567996173
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/15/1998
Series:
Life in Pictures Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.71(w) x 12.96(h) x 0.62(d)

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