Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge PDF

By Arthur Miller

ISBN-10: 1101042540

ISBN-13: 9781101042540

Set at the gritty Brooklyn waterfront, A View from the Bridge follows the cataclysmic downfall of Eddie Carbone, who spends his days as a hardworking longshoreman and his nights at domestic along with his spouse, Beatrice, and niece, Catherine. however the regimen of his lifestyles is interrupted while Beatrice's cousins, unlawful immigrants from Italy, arrive in ny. As one in every of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie's envy and myth performs out with devastating outcomes.

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Then Wynters reminded her that, according to her contract, Universal had a seven-year option on her services. Rosalind was devastated, especially after Wynters had encouraged her to test at MGM for a RIDING THE BROADWAY-HOLLYWOOD LOCAL 33 new film, which turned out to be Evelyn Prentice. The MGM test went well; it was the Universal contract that was the problem. With help from Wynters, Rosalind worked out a scenario for her meeting with Carl Jr. that would free her from seven years of servitude.

But whether she could have traced the same character arc as Davis, who ran the gamut from spoiled socialite to cancer patient turned cancer victim, and from self-pitying pleasure seeker to noble wife who chooses to die alone, is problematic. ” And so, in 1929, instead of graduating from Marymount, Rosalind graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Rosalind has written impressionistically about the five-year period, 1929–34, that preceded her Hollywood career, although those were her formative years as an actress.

To her, the past was neither prologue nor epilogue; it was myth, a mingled yarn of fact, invention, memory, and hype resulting in a colorful but problematic tapestry. One would like to think that if Rosalind had trekked up to Saranac Lake immediately after leaving Marymount, she would have admitted it. It certainly would have been consistent with her decision to become an actress, in addition to conjuring up the image of a twenty-year-old Rosalind, her ambition sparked by the plays she did at Marymount, heading for the Adirondacks to begin her stage apprenticeship and returning in the fall to study at AADA.

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