Edmond O'Brien: Everyman of Film Noir

Edmond O'Brien: Everyman of Film Noir

by Derek Sculthorpe

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ISBN-13: 9781476674438
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/28/2018
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 321,281
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Derek Sculthorpe, an archives assistant and researcher, has written plays, short stories and articles. He lives in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments  v

Introduction  1

1. Tiger  3

2. Broadway to Hollywood  8

3. A Star of Tomorrow  16

4. Winged Victory  24

5. Radio Intermission  29

6. Postwar Noir  35

7. For the Love of Olga  42

8. “I want to report a murder.”  50

9. 711 Ocean Drive  59

10. Between Midnight and Dawn  65

11. An Easterner Goes West  70

12. Broadway Interlude  83

13. Turning Points  86

14. Working with Ida  93

15. ­O’Brien the Director  102

16. An Oscar for Oscar  109

17. Family Man  115

18. Television: The Early Days  122

19. After Oscar  128

20. Johnny and Sam  140

21. New Directions  148

22. A Last Hurrah  161

23. The 1970s  169

Epilogue  176

Appendix: Edmond O’Brien’s

Credits Across All Media  179

Chapter Notes  203

Bibliography  222

Index  227

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