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American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis

Dan Gallagher

Discover the captivating life and career of Tony Curtis with Charles River Editors' audiobook, 'American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis.' Journey through the Golden Age of Hollywood and learn about Curtis' rise to stardom, his unique on-screen personas, and his notorious off-screen antics. With his piercing blue eyes and classically handsome looks, Curtis set a new standard for male beauty. Uncover forgotten and unknown facts about this iconic actor and delve into the man behind the roles. Charles River Editors' engaging storytelling and meticulous research provide a captivating narrative that keeps listeners hooked. Perfect for fans of classic Hollywood and compelling biographies. ©2015 Charles River Editors (P)2017 Charles River Editors

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In the Golden Age of Hollywood, there were many legendary actors who captivated audiences with their unique stories and on-screen personas. One such actor was Tony Curtis, a man of contrasts and unexpected talent. In Charles River Editors' audiobook, 'American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis,' readers are taken on a journey through the life and career of this iconic actor. From humble beginnings to becoming a matinee idol, Curtis was known for his piercing blue eyes and classically handsome looks. He set a new standard for male beauty in his era, with a feminized but rugged heroism that made him stand out among his peers. His ability to seamlessly transition between intense dramas and lighthearted comedies showcased his versatility as an actor. Off-screen, Curtis had a reputation as one of Hollywood's most notorious womanizers. His predatory sexual magnetism made him both alluring and feared by women in the industry. Despite his personal flaws, Curtis carved out a successful career, earning the respect and admiration of the movie industry and his fans. 'American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis' is a fascinating exploration of one man's journey to self-discovery and acclaim. Through this audiobook, listeners can gain a deeper understanding of the man behind the iconic roles. As they delve into Curtis' life and career, they will uncover forgotten and unknown facts that shed new light on this legendary actor. Charles River Editors, the renowned publisher known for its in-depth biographies, delivers yet another compelling audiobook. Through meticulous research and engaging storytelling, they bring Tony Curtis' story to life. With their signature style, readers can expect a captivating narrative that keeps them hooked from start to finish. So, whether you're a fan of classic Hollywood, interested in the lives of iconic actors, or simply love a good biography, 'American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis' is sure to captivate and entertain. Jump into this audio journey and immerse yourself in the glamorous world of Tony Curtis, where brilliance and controversy collide. ©2015 Charles River Editors (P)2017 Charles River Editors

Additional Info

Book Name: American Legends: The Life of Tony Curtis
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Charles River Editors
Narrators: Dan Gallagher
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs
Audiobook Length: 1H10M
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Language: English
Publish Date: 2017-07-21
Last Price: 6.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is the book about?

The book is about the life of Tony Curtis.

What is the American Legends series?

The American Legends series is a collection of books that provide a quick overview of the lives of important figures in American history.

What time period does the book cover?

The book covers the time period of Hollywood's golden age from the 1940s to the early 1960s.

How were many of the brightest stars in Hollywood discovered during this time?

Many of the brightest stars in Hollywood during this time had unique stories describing how they were discovered.

How was Tony Curtis different from other actors of his time?

Tony Curtis was a mismatch of contrasts, dialects, looks, and personal behavior, which made him stand out from other actors of his time.

What was Tony Curtis initially considered by his colleagues?

Tony Curtis was initially considered by his colleagues as a hack actor.

How did Tony Curtis transform himself into a true screen artist?

Tony Curtis took it upon himself to develop into a true screen artist.

What physical attributes did Tony Curtis possess that contributed to his popularity as a matinee idol?

Tony Curtis had piercing blue eyes and good looks, which were considered classically handsome and set a new criteria for male beauty in his era.

What were some of the genres that Tony Curtis excelled in as an actor?

Tony Curtis excelled in both grisly scenes and light comedy as an actor.

What was Tony Curtis known for off-screen?

Tony Curtis was known for being one of Hollywood's most prodigious womanizers with a predatory sexual magnetism that was both alluring and feared.

Who is the author of the book?

The book is written by Charles River Editors.

Who is the publisher of the book?

The book is published by Charles River Editors.

Reviews

11 reviews for this audiobook
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    Emily Johnson 05-Oct-2023

    This audiobook is a captivating journey through the life of the iconic Tony Curtis. I found myself hooked from start to finish. The author, Charles River Editors, did a fantastic job of providing detailed information about Curtis's life in a way that kept me engaged and interested throughout. Highly recommend!

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    John Anderson 09-Oct-2023

    I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this audiobook. The author, Charles River Editors, paints a vivid picture of Tony Curtis's life, capturing his struggles and triumphs with great detail. The narration was excellent, making it easy to immerse myself in the story. Definitely worth a listen!

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    Jessica Thompson 13-Oct-2023

    Wow, what an incredible audiobook! I was already a fan of Tony Curtis, but this book gave me a whole new perspective on his life. The author did a fantastic job of bringing Curtis's story to life, and the narrator's voice was perfect for the material. I couldn't stop listening!

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    Michael Davis 16-Oct-2023

    As a fan of Tony Curtis, I was excited to listen to this audiobook, and it did not disappoint. The author's writing style is engaging and informative, and the narration was top-notch. It felt like I was taking a journey through Curtis's life alongside him. Highly recommend!

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    Sarah Williams 13-Nov-2023

    I can't say enough good things about this audiobook. The author beautifully captures the essence of Tony Curtis's life, providing a well-rounded account of his career and personal struggles. The narrator's voice is soothing and easy to listen to. It was a truly enjoyable experience.

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    Matthew Thompson 18-Nov-2023

    This is a must-listen for any fan of Tony Curtis. The author's attention to detail and captivating storytelling had me hooked from the start. The narrator did an excellent job of bringing Curtis's story to life. I couldn't get enough of it!

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    Rachel Myers 30-Nov-2023

    This audiobook is a treasure trove of information about Tony Curtis. The author's extensive research is evident, and their writing style keeps the reader engaged throughout. The narrator's voice is pleasant and easy to listen to. I highly recommend this audiobook!

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    Christopher Johnson 11-Jan-2024

    I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this audiobook. The author, Charles River Editors, did a great job of presenting Tony Curtis's life in a way that felt intimate and personal. The narrator's voice was perfect for the material. Definitely worth a listen!

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    Sophia Evans 28-Feb-2024

    What a fantastic audiobook! The author expertly weaves together the various aspects of Tony Curtis's life, providing a comprehensive and engaging narrative. The narrator's voice is captivating, making it hard to press pause. I highly recommend this audiobook to all!

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    Daniel Clark 04-Apr-2024

    I can't recommend this audiobook enough. The author's thorough research and attention to detail shine through, creating a vivid picture of Tony Curtis's life. The narration is excellent, drawing the listener in and making it hard to stop listening. An absolute must-listen!

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    Jennifer Thompson 14-May-2024

    This audiobook exceeded my expectations. The author did a fantastic job of delving into Tony Curtis's life and career, providing a fascinating look into his journey. The narrator's voice is engaging and brings the story to life. I was totally absorbed from start to finish.

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