The Actor's Book of Movie Monologues

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140094756
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1986
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,372,408
  • Product dimensions: 5.12 (w) x 7.88 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Introduction xvii
Interview xxiii
M, 1931 3
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, 1932 5
It Happened One Night, 1934 7
Muting on the Bounty, 1935 10
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, 1936 13
Things to Come, 1936 15
The Life of Emile Zola, 1937 17
The Life of Emile Zola 20
Drums Along the Mohawk, 1939 23
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 1939 26
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 28
Knute Rockne, All American, 1940 30
The Grapes of Wrath, 1940 32
The Westerner, 1940 34
The Lady Eve, 1941 36
Meet John Doe, 1941 38
Hail the Conquering Hero, 1944 40
It's a Wonderful Life, 1946 42
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1948 45
Adam's Rib, 1949 46
Adam's Rib 48
A Letter to Three Wives, 1949 50
All the King's Men, 1949 52
The African Queen, 1951 56
The Day the Earth Stood Still, 1951 59
East of Eden, 1954 61
On the Waterfront, 1954 63
On the Waterfront 66
La Strada (The Road), 1954 67
The Night of the Hunter, 1955 69
The Goddess, 1958 70
The Goddess 72
The Long, Hot Summer, 1958 73
Hiroshima Mon Amour, 1959 75
The Apartment, 1960 77
The Apartment 79
Elmer Gantry, 1960 80
Elmer Gantry 82
Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961 83
Breakfast at Tiffany's 85
Jules and Jim, 1961 85
Jules and Jim 88
The Hustler, 1961 89
The Hustler 91
To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962 92
To Kill a Mockingbird 93
Freud, 1963 95
Freud 96
Dr. Strangelove, 1963 97
Inside Daisy Clover, 1965 100
The Pawnbroker, 1965 102
Persona, 1966 104
In the Heat of the Night, 1967 107
Easy Rider, 1969 108
Last Summer, 1969 110
Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1969 112
Five Easy Pieces, 1970 114
Klute, 1971 116
Who Is Harry Kellerman..., 1971 117
Last Tango in Paris, 1972 120
Paper Moon, 1973 122
The Way We Were, 1973 124
The Conversation, 1974 125
Scenes from a Marriage, 1974 128
Harry and Tonto, 1974 130
Dog Day Afternoon, 1975 131
Dog Day Afternoon 133
Next Stop, Greenwich Village, 1975 134
Carrie, 1976 136
All the President's Men, 1976 138
Network, 1976 139
An Unmarried Woman, 1977 141
An Unmarried Woman 143
Annie Hall, 1977 144
The Goodbye Girl, 1977 146
Autumn Sonata, 1978 148
Interiors, 1978 152
Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979 154
Kramer vs. Kramer 156
Norma Rae, 1979 157
Norma Rae 159
Apocalypse Now, 1979 161
Breaking Away, 1979 163
The Great Santini, 1979 164
The Great Santini 165
Manhattan, 1979 167
Stardust Memories, 1980 169
Raging Bull, 1980 171
The French Lieutenant's Woman, 1981 172
My Dinner with Andre, 1981 175
An Officer and a Gentleman, 1982 180
Fanny and Alexander, 1982 182
Fanny and Alexander 184
Fanny and Alexander 185
Poltergeist, 1982 187
Diner, 1982 189
The Verdict, 1982 190
The Big Chill, 1983 193
Lianna, 1983 195
Silkwood, 1983 196
The Brother from Another Planet, 1984 198
The Breakfast Club, 1985 201
Monologue Profile Reference Chart 203
Afterword 221
Sources 235
Index 239
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