By Douglass K. Daniel
"Mrs. Robinson, you are attempting to seduce me. will not be you?" those recognized traces from The Graduate (1967) could eternally hyperlink Anne Bancroft (1931--2005) to the groundbreaking movie and ensure her prestige as a film icon. with her portrayal of Annie Sullivan within the level and picture drama The Miracle Worker, this position was once a spotlight of a occupation that spanned a half-century and taken Bancroft an Oscar, Tonys, and Emmy awards.
In the 1st biography to hide the whole scope of Bancroft's lifestyles and occupation, Douglass okay. Daniel brings jointly interviews with dozens of her acquaintances and co-workers, never-before-published relatives images, and fabric from movie and theater files to offer a portrait of an artist who raised the factors of performing for all those that undefined. Daniel finds how, from a tender age, Bancroft was once dedicated to hard herself and strengthening her craft. Her expertise (and solid timing) ended in a step forward function in Two for the Seesaw, which made her a Broadway superstar in a single day. The function of Helen Keller's committed instructor within the degree model of The Miracle employee would keep on with, and Bancroft additionally starred within the motion picture adaption of the play, which earned her an Academy Award. She went directly to seem in dozens of movie, theater, and tv productions, together with numerous videos directed or produced via her husband, Mel Brooks. Anne Bancroft: A Life deals new insights into the lifestyles and occupation of a made up our minds actress who left an indelible mark at the movie whereas ultimate precise to her art.
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Anne Bancroft: A Life (Screen Classics) by Douglass K. Daniel