By: COFFIN, LESLEY L.; GATES, MARYA E. (FOREWORD).
University Press of Mississippi, Jackson: .:
Seller ID: 80626X1
Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.
A biography of the accomplished actor and staunch pacifist who changed the way America considers grounds for conscientious objection Lew Ayres (1908-1996) became known to the public when he portrayed the leading character in the epic war film All Quiet on the Western Front. The role made him a household name, introduced him to his closest friends, brought him to the attention of his first two wives, and would overshadow the rest of his career. To be a movie star was his first and only ambition as a child, but once he found success, he was never fully satisfied in his choice of profession. Alt... View More...