George Raft - The Films

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  • 202 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Illustrated in B&W
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  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.

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In the early 1930s, George Raft, an actor and dancer from New York City's Hell's Kitchen, gained a name for himself playing stylish and charismatic gangsters in films like 1932's original Scarface. Raft's own real-life connection to the New York mob added frightening authenticity to his portrayals, and his star quality coincided with the peak years of the Hollywood factory to produce a remarkable track record of successful movies. Highly regarded during his lifetime as a performer, his reputation as an actor suffered a steep decline after his death. This definitive study of all of Raft's films offers intimate insight into all of his productions, including casts, characters, technical credits, and story synopses, and dispels a number of myths surrounding his legendary career.
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  • Sales Rank: 64,428
  • ISBN: 0786466464
  • EAN: 9780786466467
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