The Actor's Book of Movie Monologues

The Actor's Book of Movie Monologues

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Overview

For actors, acting students, and film buffs, this book of more than 100 movie monologues has the juiciest roles that will help you create the perfect audition. Whether you need a long or short part, you'll find great selections of male and female characters for all types across diverse age ranges.

Use this reference for the featured scenes from screenplays of such classics as Adam’s Rib by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, The Goodbye Girl by Neil Simon, The French Lieutenant’s Woman by Harold Pinter, and The Conversation by Francis Ford Coppola, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140094756
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/1986
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 1,153,693
Product dimensions: 4.99(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Prefacexv
Introductionxvii
Interviewxxiii
M, 19313
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, 19325
It Happened One Night, 19347
Muting on the Bounty, 193510
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, 193613
Things to Come, 193615
The Life of Emile Zola, 193717
The Life of Emile Zola20
Drums Along the Mohawk, 193923
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 193926
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington28
Knute Rockne, All American, 194030
The Grapes of Wrath, 194032
The Westerner, 194034
The Lady Eve, 194136
Meet John Doe, 194138
Hail the Conquering Hero, 194440
It's a Wonderful Life, 194642
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 194845
Adam's Rib, 194946
Adam's Rib48
A Letter to Three Wives, 194950
All the King's Men, 194952
The African Queen, 195156
The Day the Earth Stood Still, 195159
East of Eden, 195461
On the Waterfront, 195463
On the Waterfront66
La Strada (The Road), 195467
The Night of the Hunter, 195569
The Goddess, 195870
The Goddess72
The Long, Hot Summer, 195873
Hiroshima Mon Amour, 195975
The Apartment, 196077
The Apartment79
Elmer Gantry, 196080
Elmer Gantry82
Breakfast at Tiffany's, 196183
Breakfast at Tiffany's85
Jules and Jim, 196185
Jules and Jim88
The Hustler, 196189
The Hustler91
To Kill a Mockingbird, 196292
To Kill a Mockingbird93
Freud, 196395
Freud96
Dr. Strangelove, 196397
Inside Daisy Clover, 1965100
The Pawnbroker, 1965102
Persona, 1966104
In the Heat of the Night, 1967107
Easy Rider, 1969108
Last Summer, 1969110
Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1969112
Five Easy Pieces, 1970114
Klute, 1971116
Who Is Harry Kellerman..., 1971117
Last Tango in Paris, 1972120
Paper Moon, 1973122
The Way We Were, 1973124
The Conversation, 1974125
Scenes from a Marriage, 1974128
Harry and Tonto, 1974130
Dog Day Afternoon, 1975131
Dog Day Afternoon133
Next Stop, Greenwich Village, 1975134
Carrie, 1976136
All the President's Men, 1976138
Network, 1976139
An Unmarried Woman, 1977141
An Unmarried Woman143
Annie Hall, 1977144
The Goodbye Girl, 1977146
Autumn Sonata, 1978148
Interiors, 1978152
Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979154
Kramer vs. Kramer156
Norma Rae, 1979157
Norma Rae159
Apocalypse Now, 1979161
Breaking Away, 1979163
The Great Santini, 1979164
The Great Santini165
Manhattan, 1979167
Stardust Memories, 1980169
Raging Bull, 1980171
The French Lieutenant's Woman, 1981172
My Dinner with Andre, 1981175
An Officer and a Gentleman, 1982180
Fanny and Alexander, 1982182
Fanny and Alexander184
Fanny and Alexander185
Poltergeist, 1982187
Diner, 1982189
The Verdict, 1982190
The Big Chill, 1983193
Lianna, 1983195
Silkwood, 1983196
The Brother from Another Planet, 1984198
The Breakfast Club, 1985201
Monologue Profile Reference Chart203
Afterword221
Sources235
Index239

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