Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, and James Dean were very likely the three most influential and gifted male movie stars of the 1950s. They were also, as Graham McCann shows in Rebel Males, highly aware of the connection they shared. All came out of the midwest; all clashed with their fathers when they announced that they were going to pursue a career as "frivolous" and "effeminate" as acting; all were obsessed with their mothers; and all felt themselves to be bisexual and therefore well suited to roles in which gender ...

Rebel Males 1993, Rutgers University Press

ISBN-13: 9780813519531

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Rebel Males 1993, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813519524