Montgomery Clift

American actor Montgomery Clift

Edward Montgomery Clift was an American film and stage actor. The New York Times’ obituary noted his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men". He often played outsiders, often "victim-heroes," - examples include the social climber in George Stevens's A Place in the Sun, the anguished Catholic priest in Hitchcock's I Confess, the doomed regular soldier Robert E.
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Deceased
23 July 1966
home town
City of Omaha

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Analyse this: Will David Cronenberg get to heart of Sigmund Freud? - The Independent
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In 1962, John Huston's powers seemed to desert him when he directed Montgomery Clift as the Doctor in Freud: The Secret Passion.Huston had enlisted Jean-Paul Sartre to write the screenplay but the French philosopher handed in a draft, several hundred
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The Monday Interview with Patricia Bosworth - Publishers Weekly
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Of your three previous notable "star" biographies—Marlon Brando, Diane Arbus, and Montgomery Clift—how did the writing of this one compare, and how would you position those books with this one? The Fonda is the most documented, complex,
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Jane Fonda - Entertainment Weekly
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Bosworth, who brought a similar blend of toughness and sympathy to books on Montgomery Clift and Diane Arbus, has written about Fonda for decades. Nobody has done a better job of exploring the actress' privileged but painful girlhood, her alternately
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Montgomery Clift Movie Schedule: I CONFESS, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint. C-173 mins, Letterbox Format. 9:00 AM LONELYHEARTS (1958) A sensitive young reporter assigned to write an advice column gets caught up in his readers' lives. Dir: Vincent J. Donehue
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This Week in Movie History: 'A Place in the Sun' Lights Up Theaters - Moviefone (blog)
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Besides becoming an enormous hit upon its release 60 years ago this week, the film won several Oscars, cemented the stardom of Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor (and created the image of adult sensuality that transformed Taylor from a child star
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'Seeing Stars in Dixie' Presented Again Aug. 18-21 - Patch.com
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The delightful southern comedy is based around the filming of the movie “Raintree County” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Eva Marie Saint. The play is set in 1956 when Hollywood's brightest stars arrive in Natchez, MS, to film the movie
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'The Misfits' Blu-Ray - TheCelebrityCafe.com
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It is the last film for both Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, and the first of Montgomery Clift's last three films before his life was tragically cut short. Add to that the fact that the film is one of those that deals with the death of the West,
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Photos showcase last film by Hollywood greats - TheChronicleHerald.ca
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It is a stunning photo essay about the 1960 making of the last great film by Hollywood legends Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift. It opens with an interview between Misfits (1961) screenwriter Arthur Miller (famed for his plays and his
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TCM's 'Summer Under The Stars' Aug 5: John Garfield, Hollywood's 1st 'rebel' - Examiner.com
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Before there was James Dean, Marlon Brando or Montgomery Clift, there was John Garfield. Widely acknowledged as America's first actor to embrace grittier roles depicting working class rebels with inner torment, Garfield is TCM's celebrated star for
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Three Nights in Utah Valley for July 28 - Daily Herald
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Catch the classic 1951 drama "A Place in the Sun," with Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor, at 6:30 pm If you like paying for things, on the other hand, and you need to eat and drink while you watch a movie, then check out "Kung Fu Panda 2" at the
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Deep Inside Hollywood - pride source.com
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There are a lot more gay biopics left to be shot, too, so if Franco wants he can just keep going and give us movies about Paul Lynde, Rock Hudson, Charles Nelson Reilly, Keith Haring, Montgomery Clift and Sylvester before moving on to the life of
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Overlooked And Underrated - Alfred Hitchcock - FEARnet.com
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Method actor Montgomery Clift had difficulty following direction and sticking to Hitchcock's meticulously planned out blocking, but Clift's outstanding performance is what really makes this film pop. We have here a great script,
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Cowboys and Kaelians - New Yorker (blog)
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This morning, on TCM, I caught a couple of minutes of “Red River”; the scene in which two mighty young guns—Montgomery Clift and John Ireland—size each other up is, among other things, a splendid, and aptly ambiguous, depiction of love at first sight
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Elizabeth Taylor Films at Bloomfield Library - Patch.com
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The festival continues on all five Mondays in August at 12:15 pm July 25 – A PLACE IN THE SUN - Based on the novel “An American Tragedy” by Theodore Dreiser, this is the story of George Eastman, (Montgomery Clift) the poor nephew of a rich
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On This Day ... - Patch.com
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Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa died in 1923 … actor Montgomery Clift died in 1966 … actor Vic Morrow (father of Jennifer Jason Leigh) died in 1982 after he was decapitated by a helicopter propeller while filming “The Twilight Zone: The Movie” …
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Lucille Ball, Marlon Brando, Bette Davis, James Stewart Among Stars Celebrated ... - TVbytheNumbers
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19), Montgomery Clift (Aug. 20), Cary Grant (Aug. 21), Joan Crawford (Aug. 22), Burt Lancaster (Aug. 25), Carole Lombard (Aug. 28) and Marlene Dietrich (Aug. 31). As a special spotlight during this year's SUMMER UNDER THE STARS, TCM will celebrate the
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What's On Today
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8 P.M. (TCM) THE ESSENTIALS: CLARK GABLE IN COLOR Robert Osborne and Alec Baldwin explain why this lineup is required viewing, beginning with ''The Misfits'' (1961), which stars Marilyn Monroe (below, with Clark Gable) as Roslyn Taber, a freshly divorced showgirl, and Gable as Gay Langland, a ruggedly independent cowboy intent on joining an auto
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'Rear Window' and other perfect summer movies - The Seattle Times
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Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift in "A Place in the Sun," screening as part of SAM's fall noir series. No comments have been posted to this article. Tickets go on sale Wednesday for one of Seattle's most popular film series
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Montgomery Clift
    FORTIES
  • 1966
    Age 45
    On July 22, 1966, Clift spent most of the hot summer day in his bedroom in his New York City townhouse, located at 217 East 61st Street.
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    In preparation for the shooting of this film, he accepted the role of James Bower in the French Cold War thriller The Defector, which was filmed in West Germany from February to April 1966.
    After four years of failed attempts to secure a film part, finally in 1966, thanks to Elizabeth Taylor’s efforts on his behalf, he was signed on to star in Reflections in a Golden Eye.
  • 1965
    Age 44
    In 1965 he gave voice to William Faulkner's writings in the TV documentary William Faulkner’s Mississippi, airing on April 1965.
  • 1963
    Age 42
    On January 13, 1963, a few weeks after the initial release of Freud, Clift appeared on the live TV discussion program The Hy Gardner Show, where he spoke at length about the release of his current film; he also talked publicly for the first time about his 1956 car accident and its after-effects, as well as his film career, and treatment by the press.
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  • 1961
    Age 40
    Monroe, who was also having emotional and substance abuse problems at the time, famously described Clift in a 1961 interview as "the only person I know who is in even worse shape than I am."
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1958
    Age 37
    In 1958, he turned down what became Dean Martin's role as "Dude" in Rio Bravo, which would have reunited him with his co-stars from Red River, John Wayne and Walter Brennan, as well as with Howard Hawks, the director of both films.
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  • 1956
    Age 35
    On the evening of May 12, 1956, while filming Raintree County, Clift was involved in a serious auto accident when he apparently fell asleep while driving and smashed his car into a telephone pole minutes after leaving a dinner party at the Beverly Hills home of his Raintree County co-star and close friend, Elizabeth Taylor, and her second husband, Michael Wilding.
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  • 1952
    Age 31
    After an almost two years stop, in the summer of 1952 Clift committed himself to three more films: I Confess, to be directed by Alfred Hitchcock; Vittorio De Sica's Terminal Station, and Fred Zinnemann's From Here to Eternity.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1949
    Age 28
    Clift also starred in The Big Lift which was shot on location in Germany in 1949.
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    The studio marketed Clift as a sex symbol prior to the movie's release in 1949.
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  • 1946
    Age 25
    His first movie role was opposite John Wayne in Red River, which was shot in 1946 and released in 1948.
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  • 1941
    Age 20
    At 20, he played the son in the Broadway production of There Shall Be No Night, which won the 1941 Pulitzer Prize.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1939
    Age 18
    He appeared in plays written by Moss Hart, Robert Sherwood, Lillian Hellman, Tennessee Williams and Thornton Wilder, creating the part of Henry in the original production of The Skin of Our Teeth. "In 1939, as a member of the cast of the 1939 Broadway production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever, Clift participated in one of the very first television broadcasts in the United States.
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  • 1935
    Age 14
    Instead, he took to stage acting, beginning in a summer production which led, by 1935, to his debut on Broadway.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1929
    Age 8
    Thus, as long as Bill Clift was able to pay for it, Brooks, Ethel and Montgomery were privately tutored, travelling extensively in America and Europe and becoming fluent in German and French, kept apart from people whom Sunny thought "common". (Bosworth, chapters 1–4) The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression of the 1930s ruined Bill Clift financially.
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  • 1920
    Born
    Clift was born on October 17, 1920, in Omaha, Nebraska.
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