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The Resource Hank and Jim : the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, by Scott Eyman

Hank and Jim : the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, by Scott Eyman

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Hank and Jim : the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart
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Hank and Jim
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the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart
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by Scott Eyman
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Fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart
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New York Times bestselling author Scott Eyman tells the story of the remarkable friendship of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured all of life{u2019}s twists and turns. Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood for forty years. They became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York, and when they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again. Between them they made such memorable films as The Grapes of Wrath, Mister Roberts, Twelve Angry Men, and On Golden Pond; and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Destry Rides Again, The Philadelphia Story, It{u2019}s a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, and Rear Window. They got along famously, with a shared interest in elaborate practical jokes and model airplanes, among other things. Fonda was a liberal Democrat, Stewart a conservative Republican, but after one memorable blow-up over politics, they agreed never to discuss that subject again. Fonda was a ladies{u2019} man who was married five times; Stewart remained married to the same woman for forty-five years. Both men volunteered during World War II and were decorated for their service. When Stewart returned home, still unmarried, he once again moved in with Fonda, his wife, and his two children, Jane and Peter, who knew him as Uncle Jimmy. For Hank and Jim, biographer and film historian Scott Eyman spoke with Fonda{u2019}s widow and children as well as three of Stewart{u2019}s children, plus actors and directors who had worked with the men{u2014}in addition to doing extensive archival research to get the full details of their time together. This is not another Hollywood story, but a fascinating portrait of an extraordinary friendship that lasted through war, marriages, children, careers, and everything else
Summary
Scott Eyman tells the story of the remarkable friendship of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured all of life’s twists and turns. A fascinating portrait of an extraordinary friendship that lasted through war, marriages, children, careers, and everything else
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collective biography
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10596956
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  • 791.430280922
  • 920
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index present
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non fiction
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the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart
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Hank and Jim : the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, by Scott Eyman
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Beginning -- War -- Home
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sky2ocm87930332
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25 cm
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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367 pages
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9781501102172
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2017011527
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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Hank and Jim : the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, by Scott Eyman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginning -- War -- Home
Control code
sky2ocm87930332
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9781501102172
Lccn
2017011527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations

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