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Few know that 表演 legend Marlon Brando and TV actor Wally Cox were long-time best friends. They grew up together in Evanston, Illinois, and shared and apartment in 1950's New York City. They maintained a tense friendship through the 下一个 two decades, until Cox's death in 1973.
Of those who do know the story, many believe that the two men were, at least for a time, bisexual 爱人 (this time likely being the roommate period in 1950's New York.) There are several 文章 of so-called evidence to substantiate this claim. However this evidence does not hold up and, upon closer inspection, there...
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When I first saw Marlon Brando, he looked like a bowling ball with a lisp emitting from the finger holes.
He was a hellion as a teen. His parents sent him to the same military academy his father had attended. He wrote, “I’m kinda homesick and want my mother, but I guess I will get over that. I’ve received exactly one letter since I’ve been here. Fine support for the baby of the family.” The 下一个 月 he added, “I had to read Wuthering Heights for English and I never enjoyed a book in all my life as much as that one.”
He fled the set of Darryl Zanuck’s The Egyptian, dressing...
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1. The Cat
As Don Corleone calmly explains his idea of “friendship” to the undertaker Bonasera, the first nearly full-body shot of the don reveals an unexpected guest: a gray and white cat sitting in Marlon Brando’s lap. “The cat in Marlon’s hands was not planned for,” director Francis Ford Coppola 说 later. “I saw the cat running around the studio, and took it and put it in his hands without a word.” Brando apparently loved children and animals, and it became part of the scene. But it also nearly ruined the shot. When the sound crew listened to Brando’s dialogue, they couldn’t...
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 Last Tango With Marlon 由 Fletcher Rhoden
Last Tango With Marlon by Fletcher Rhoden
Marlon Brando and Sean Penn. Both great actors, each arguably the greatest of his generation. But the similarities only begin there. With so much in common, it’s almost impossible to resist calling Sean Penn our Marlon Brando.
The first things one sees are the physical similarities. Both men shared an almost feline posture in youth; slender, forward-leaning with broad but slopping shoulders. Like big 猫 stalking through tall grass, they moved with heads low and 前锋, 期待 and with hulking grace. 你 see it in Brando’s turn as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Names Desire as he prowls the...
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BRANDO IMPERSONATION CONTEST
CONTESTANTS GET FREE ADMISSION “ON THE WATERFRONT WITH THE CSO PERFORMING THE SCORE LIVE AS THE FILM IS SHOWN AT RAVINIA
CELEBRITY JUDGES; PRIZES INCLUDING A 2020 SEASON PASS FOR TWO TO RAVINIA
On August 9, Ravinia will 显示 the classic film On the Waterfront, for which Marlon Brando won his first Academy Award, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing Leonard Bernstein's Oscar-nominated score live to the film.

As a special homage to the legend himself, Ravinia will host a Marlon Brando impersonation contest prior to the performance and offer free admission...
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