James Curtis - Spencer Tracy: A Biography

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 6:00pm

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James Curtis talks about Spencer Tracy: A Biography ($39.95). The acclaimed biographer of Preston Sturges, James Whale, and W. C. Fields presents the life of one of the most revered screen actors of his generation. Curtis writes of Tracy’s distinguished career, his relationship with his wife, his drinking, and his 26 year-long bond with Katharine Hepburn.


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ISBN: 9780307262899
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2011

“The best goddamned actor I’ve ever seen!”—George M. Cohan

His full name was Spencer Bonaventure Tracy. He was called “The Gray Fox” by Frank Sinatra; other actors called him the “The Pope.”