Robert Ryan

A Biography and Critical Filmography


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About the Book

This first in-depth Ryan work has two parts: The biographical provides behind-the-scenes information and never-before-published interviews with Ryan’s children. The reference part contains a filmography (70+ films: plot lines, themes, technical aspects, casts, credits, criticism), and a listing of stage appearances, television performances, narrations, guest appearances, recordings and videocassettes.

About the Author(s)

A published expert on Robert Ryan, the late Franklin Jarlett lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bibliographic Details

Franklin Jarlett

Preface by John Houseman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 320
Bibliographic Info: 61 photos, appendix, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 1997 [1990]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-0476-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0882-2
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

  • “extensively researched…recommended”—Library Journal
  • “well worth the money”—Little Shoppe of Horrors
  • “compellingly told”—Choice
  • “useful”—Sightlines
  • “a detailed study of the underrated actor whose output took in Crossfire, The Set-Up and The Wild Bunch”—Film Review
  • “in-depth”—American Cinematographer