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Charles McGraw

Biography of a Film Noir Tough Guy

by Alan K. Rode

  • 334 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by McFarland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • General,
  • Biographies & Memoirs / Biographies,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • 1914-1980,
  • Biography,
  • McGraw, Charles,,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJim Steranko (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11045588M
    ISBN 100786431679
    ISBN 109780786431670

    The Narrow Margin is generally considered a "model" B picture; some film buffs go farther than that, labelling this RKO suspenser as the best low-budget studio production ever made. Nail-hard detective Walter Brown (Charles McGraw) is assigned to protect gangster's widow Mrs. Neall (Marie Windsor) as she rides the train from Chicago to LA, en route to testifying at a grand jury. Charles McGraw has 83 books on Goodreads.

    The iconic actor Charles McGraw appeared in over roles on films and television, including the classic noir pictures The Killers () and The Narrow Margin (). Whether portraying tough cops or sadistic killers, McGraw brought a unique authenticity to the : Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. McGraw is recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Actor. Born Charles Butters, he was a notable performer who appeared in over a feature films and television shows.

    Charles Mcgraw in Florida 46 people named Charles Mcgraw found in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fort Myers-Cape Coral and 14 other cities. Click a location below to find Charles .   Charles McGraw as Marcellus. I remember the first time I saw Spartacus. It was and I was fourteen. When Spartacus wrestled with Marcellus (played by Charles McGraw) during the breakout and drowned him in the soup vat, it was instantly apparent that Douglas accidentally smashed his fellow actor’s face on the side of the vat!


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As chronicled by Rode, Charles McGraw's hard-won success during the mid's, appearing in The Bridges at Toko-Ri () and starring in two television series, became dissipated by the actor's nihilistic life-style.

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Stony-faced, grizzled-looking tough guy Charles McGraw (real name Charles Butters) notched up dozens of TV and film credits, usually portraying law enforcement figures or military officers, plus the odd shifty gangster.

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He stays with the subject and gives a very good look at what made him what he was/5(46). The iconic actor Charles McGraw appeared in over roles on films and television, including the classic noir pictures The Killers () and The Narrow Margin ().

Whether portraying tough cops or sadistic killers, McGraw brought a unique authenticity to the screen. Emphasizing his impact on the film noir style, this comprehensive biography examines McGraw's lengthy career against the 4/5(1).

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It is also available via For more information about Charles McGraw: Biography of a Film Noir Tough Guy, visit McFarland.4/5(1). Charles Butters ( – J ), best known by his stage name Charles McGraw, was an American actor. The son of Francis Butters and Beatrice Crisp Butters, McGraw was born in Des Moines, Iowa.

(A newspaper article published in says of McGraw, "He was born in New York City, but his parents moved to Akron, Ohio, when he was five years old.") In Januaryhe graduated. Charles McGraw, Actor: Spartacus. Stony-faced, grizzled-looking tough guy Charles McGraw (real name Charles Butters) notched up dozens of TV and film credits, usually portraying law enforcement figures or military officers, plus the odd shifty gangster.

While at high school he worked as a theatre usher and was nicknamed "Chick" by his friends. Charles Butters ( – J ), best known by his stage name Charles McGraw, was an American actor.

Early life. The son of Francis Butters and Beatrice Crisp Butters, McGraw was born in Des Moines, Iowa. (A newspaper article published in says of McGraw, "He was born in New York City, but his parents moved to Akron, Ohio.

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We ran (on July 1) our “re-introduction” to Charles McGraw in honor of the simultaneous unspooling on TCM’s excellent Noir Alley program, hosted by Eddie Muller, of the solid noir thriller, Armored Car Robbery — which stars this fine, granite-jawed actor. Alluded to on the show (but not explained in full) was the tragic circumstance of McGraw’s death on the sweaty evening of.

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