Paul Muni and his beard were the most respected actors of the mid-Thirties. Here they are together again:
Meanwhile, Gary Cooper and his “aw-shucks” were the most beloved actors in America. Here they are together again:
William Powell and his voice were the suavest things in town in the Thirties. Here they are together again:
Spencer Tracy made a career out of being Clark Gable’s sidekick until he went out on his own as the actor’s actor of the studio system. Here he is punching out Gable:
Walter Huston appeared by himself in Dodsworth. Here he is along again:
Other possible nominees?
Charles Laughton does a wonderful job bringing to life my favorite painter, Rembrandt:
Finally, Humphrey Bogart found the role that would move him out of B-pictures and into the gangster roles he would then have to escape with The Maltese Falcon.
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As always, I have much more to say in my book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OPEELH0
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