"That Man Robert Mitchum Sings" (Monument Records)
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They could never decide to their satisfaction what type I was. One would say, "He's a heart-broken Byronic." Another would say, " No, he ain't; he's an all-American boy." People began talking about Mitchum-type roles, but I still don't know what they mean. They'd paint eyes on my eyelids, man, and I'd walk through it.
He got into trouble for some anti-Semitic remarks he made in an interview promoting The Winds of War
(1983) at his home in 1983. Although these were apparently in jest, as he had close Jewish friends, he refused to apologize, undoubtedly because that would spoil his "bad boy" image.
On and off-screen, he was known for his facade of cool, sleepy-eyed indifference