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Glenn Ford: A Life

Friday, May 13, 2011

Peter Ford talks about the volatile life and career of his father, the renowned actor Glenn Ford: star of the classic films "Gilda," "Blackboard Jungle," "The Big Heat," "3:10 to Yuma," and "The Rounders." Glenn Ford: A Life tells of his talent-driven career and is also a cautionary tale of the actor's relentless infidelities and long, slow fade-out.

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Comments [4]

Gerry George - actor from London, England

Congratulations Leonard Lopate on a marvellous interview with Peter Ford; your evident professional skills complimenting those of the famous son of two even more famous parents...God Bless Them !

Jun. 19 2011 05:14 PM
Mayor Lisa Menerick from Spring Lake Michigan

Outstanding program interviewing Peter Ford.
I would also have enjoyed having him read a segment of the book.
Cinmarron is one of my favorite Glenn Ford movies - he makes acting look effortless.

Jun. 06 2011 09:19 PM
Liam from East Elmhurst

A fine actor and a complete actor as stated.

Very few today could be as versatile.

May. 13 2011 01:21 PM
Tony from Canarsie

Mr. Ford appeared in a 1939 movie that had one of the all-time great titles, "Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence."

By the by, I know quite a few actors who wouldn't mind a "long, slow fade-out," particularly if it meant getting paid for doing what they love.

May. 13 2011 01:17 PM

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