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James Curtis is the author of W. C. Fields: A Biography; James Whale: A New World of Gods and Monsters; and Between Flops: A Biography of Preston Sturges. Curtis is married and lives in Brea, California.

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Spencer Tracy
A Biography
Written by James Curtis


Format: Hardcover, 1024 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $39.95

“The best goddamned actor I’ve ever seen!”—George M. Cohan

His full name was Spencer Bonaventure Tracy. He was called “The Gray Fox” by Frank Sinatra; other actors called him the “The Pope.”

Spencer Tracy’s image on-screen was that of a self-reliant man whose sense of rectitude toward others was matched by his sense... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Spencer Tracy
A Biography
Written by James Curtis


Format: eBook, 1024 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $20.99

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