EDGE on the Net: George Cukor

By Bill Biss
EDGE on the Net

mcgilligan_cukor coverWhen someone says, "That was some of his/her best work." This simple, unadorned and basic observation takes all of two seconds to say. Ultimately though, that statement can represent almost an entire lifetime of learning and understanding of a specific person’s skill or craft. Esteemed, awarded, respected and truly admired by many actresses and actors of Hollywood’s golden age, George Cukor’s life, sexuality and work is revealed in "George Cukor: A Double Life" written by Patrick McGilligan.

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