O.K. You Mugs: Writers on Movie Actors (Paperback)
Writers on Movie Actors
Vintage, 9780375700927, 304pp.
Publication Date: November 14, 2000
From a side-splitting tribute to Elmer Fudd to an earnest lament at the absence of great fat actors today, O.K. You Mugs is a dazzling anthology that focuses on those remarkable talents who gave some of the most memorable performances in the history of Hollywood. These essays are sure to delight any reader who claims to care about the movies.
o Jacqueline Carey on Margaret Dumont
o Dana Gioia on Movie Fat Men
o David Hajdu in Elmer Fudd
o Greil Marcus on J.T Walsh
o Patti Smith on Jeanne Moreau
o Charles Simic on Gene Tierney
o John Updike on Doris Day.
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Praise For O.K. You Mugs: Writers on Movie Actors…
"O.K. You Mugs ends up celebrating the word as much as the image."--Time Out New York
"[A] stylish ode to characters bigger than life--"--Library Journal
"I plead for a follow-up volume."--The San Diego Union-Tribune