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Book review: 'The Garner Files'
LA Times ^ | 11/1/11 | Mary McNamara

Posted on 11/01/2011 11:48:24 AM PDT by DemforBush

Many actors have breathed life into a memorable or even iconic role but only a few are capable of reconstructing an archetype. In "Maverick" and then again "The Rockford Files," James Garner stepped into two of TV's most calcified genres — the western and the detective series — and set a new standard that others have been chasing down since...

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: biography; book; bookreview; hollywood; jimrockford
Nice little article. I've always liked Garner as an actor. Maverick was way before my time, but I enjoyed watching reruns of The Rockford Files as a little kid. I confess to having a real soft spot for Murphy's Romance, too.
1 posted on 11/01/2011 11:48:25 AM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DemforBush

Book looks pricey.

Should I wait for the movie?


2 posted on 11/01/2011 1:16:15 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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