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Robert RYAN ou la fureur souterraine : jeu d'acteur d'une "non-star" hollywoodienne

Abstract : Robert Ryan (1909-1973) was one of those actors who never became a movie star. However, he was not completely in the shadow of his famous contemporaries. Celebrated for his part in Edward Dmytryk’s Crossfire (1947), he was this "non-star" actor playing neurotic, violent, affirmative and disorientated film noir characters, but he was not only that. If he has been forgotten today, like most actors of his kind, he nevertheless made seventy-three movies, sometimes directed by filmmakers such as Jean Renoir, Nicholas Ray, Anthony Mann, Max Ophuls or Fritz Lang, and he also had a career in theatre and television. Through the description of some of his roles, by analyzing the peculiarity of his acting style, and trying to place him within the aesthetic history of American cinema, the following text deals with one of those underrated "Hollywood standby", that were vital to the craft of American cinema.
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André Balso. Robert RYAN ou la fureur souterraine : jeu d'acteur d'une "non-star" hollywoodienne. Art et histoire de l'art. Normandie Université, 2018. Français. ⟨NNT : 2018NORMC008⟩. ⟨tel-01946816⟩



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