George Cukor: Essential reading on queer cinema and Hollywood history

By Jose Solis

mcgilligan_cukor coverBy the time of his death in 1983 at age 83, George Cukor had left behind a legacy seen by few in Hollywood history: an Academy Award for Best Director (along with four other nominations), directing five lead actors and actresses to Oscar wins (Rex Harrison, Ingrid Bergman, Ronald Colman, Judy Holliday and James Stewart) and a catalogue of over 50 films that included The Women, The Philadelphia Story, Holiday, My Fair Lady and A Star is Born (which featured Judy Garland in one of the grandest screen performances of all time).

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