4 Biographical Movies |
10 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
3 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
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[on the initial critical reception of Only Angels Have Wings
(1939)] A certain critic said, "It's the only picture Hawks ever made that didn't have any truth in it". I wrote him a letter and said, "Every blooming thing in that movie was true". I knew the men that were in it and everything about it". But it was just where truth was stranger than fiction.
Attended Throop Polytechnic Institute (which later become the California Institute of Techonology) and the Phillips Academy (a prep school). Later studies engineering at Cornell University. His biographer, Todd McCarthy
, wrote that his educational experiences were a very important factor in the formation of his studied character, which he brought to his films, as well as every other endeavor in ...
Wife No. 2, "Nancy" Gross, went by nickname, "Slim"