90th Anniversary of
Montgomery Clift's birth


90º Aniversario del nacimiento de Montgomery Clift (1920-2010)

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14.5.08

Monty. A Biography of Montgomery Clift. By Robert LaGuardia



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Monty. A biography of Montgomery Clift. The sensational nationwide bestseller!

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Backpage:
"Fascinating, often astounding... Monty Will be read, talkd about, passedaound". Rex Reed, New York Daily News.

Millions adored him. Women -and men- couldn't resist him. Brando and Dean emulated him. Elizabeth Taylor was mad about him. Hollywood moguls feared him. Marilyn Monroe befriended him. In the end, drugs, alcohol, and his own conflicting sexual desires consumed him.

Here, for the first time, is the definitive, emotionally charged biography of a brilliant American actor. Here is Montgomry Clift, the haunted man behind the boyish fire that ignited the screen.

"Graphic, harrowing... Exceedingly candid... Compulsive reading." The New York Times.

"A book as hard to put down as the life was to embrace." Boston Globe.

Selected by 2 Major Book Clubs. With 60 photos, many never before published and a complete filmography.

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"Brands on the reader's mind an image that is hard to shake off" Pubblishers Weekly.

Monty. Classically handsome, extraordinarily gifted-- and dedicated to hus own destruction. From hus smashing screen successes: The Search, From here to eternity, The Misfits, to his man-to-man showdown with John Wayne in Red River, through the behund-the-scenes clashes with directing giants Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston, to his intense relationship with Liz Taylor, begun on the set of A place in the sun, and finally, through his slow drowning ina river of vodka and pills-- MONTY captures the truth of a tragic life.

"The entire field of film biography takes a major step forward with the publication of this superb book" Cinema Booklist.

"A detailed, disturbing portrait of a tortured, gifted, self-destroyer" Chicago Daily News.

"Amazing... remarkably accurate" Truman Capote.

Main Selection of the movie book club.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
The Right Profile
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Say, where did I see this guy?
In red river?
Or a place in the sun?
Maybe the misfits?
Or from here to eternity?

Everybody say, is he all right?
And everybody say, whats he like?
Everybody say, he sure looks funny.
Thats...Montgomery Clift, honey!

New York, New York, New York, 42nd street
Hustlers rustle and pimps pimp the beat
Monty Clift is recognized at dawn
He aint got no shoes and his clothes are torn

I see a car smashed at night
Cut the applause and dim the light
Monty's face is broken on a wheel
Is he alive? can he still feel?

Everybody say, is he all right?
And everybody say, whats he like?
Everybody say, he sure looks funny.
Thats...Montgomery Clift, honey!

Nembutol numbs it all
But I prefer alcohol

He said go out and get me my old movie stills
Go out and get me another roll of pills
There I go again shaking, but I aint got the chills