The Resource Peter O'Toole : the definitive biography, Robert Sellers ; opening credits by Richard Rush

Peter O'Toole : the definitive biography, Robert Sellers ; opening credits by Richard Rush

Label
Peter O'Toole : the definitive biography
Title
Peter O'Toole
Title remainder
the definitive biography
Statement of responsibility
Robert Sellers ; opening credits by Richard Rush
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peter O'Toole was supremely talented, a unique leading man and one of the most charismatic and unpredictable actors of his generation. Described by Richard Burton as 'the most original actor to come out of Britain since the war', O'Toole regularly seemed to veer towards self-destruction. With the help of exclusive interviews with colleagues and close friends, Robert Sellers paints the first complete picture of this much loved man and reveals what drove him to extremes, why he drank to excess and hated authority. But it also describes a man who was fiercely intelligent, with a great sense of humour and huge energy. Always insightful, at times funny, at times deeply moving, this is a fitting tribute to an iconic actor who made a monumental contribution to theatre and cinema
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sellers, Robert
Dewey number
791.43028092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rush, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Toole, Peter
  • Actors
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Peter O'Toole : the definitive biography, Robert Sellers ; opening credits by Richard Rush
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
416 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780283072482
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780283072482
Label
Peter O'Toole : the definitive biography, Robert Sellers ; opening credits by Richard Rush
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
416 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780283072482
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780283072482

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