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Stewart Granger Overview:

Legendary actor, Stewart Granger, was born James Lablanche Stewart on May 6, 1913 in Kensington, London. Granger died at the age of 80 on Aug 16, 1993 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.

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Granger was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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On Blu-ray: Robert Taylor and in The Last Hunt (1956)

By KC on Oct 11, 2018 From Classic Movies

Based on a novel by Milton Lott, but featuring real buffalo herd thinning, the Richard Brooks-directed The Last Hunt (1956) is an unusual mix of fact and fiction. It comes from a period where westerns took on more moral complexity. Heroes are less certain, violence isn't as superficial, and a feelin... Read full article


Footsteps in the Fog (1955) with and Jean Simmons

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 21, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?Another woman once thought she owned me.? Don?t drive me too far!???Stephen Lowry to Lily Watkins Stephen Lowry () is in deepest grief, face ashen, head bowed during the funeral of his wife.? Around the grave in the interminable Victorian drizzle are his friends and acqua... Read full article


Happy Birthday: !

By Dawn on May 6, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(6 May 1913 – 16 August 1993). His first starring film role was in the film, The Man in Grey (1943). A British film melodrama made by Gainsborough Pictures, which are a series of period costume dramas. Directed by Leslie Arliss and adapted by Doreen Montgomery from the novel, T... Read full article


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Stewart Granger Quotes:

Dr. Dubuque: You believe in liberty. You know it's being strangled.
Andre Moreau: I also believe in laughter and I know the world is mad.


Andre Moreau: The oceans are full of fish and the heavens with stars. To contemplate one woman to the exclusion of all others may be for some men, but not for me.


Andre Moreau: I can no longer be taught by the man who taught my enemy. So, what is more fitting in a mad world, then to be taught by the man who taught the man who taught my enemy!


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Has made more than 60 movies and once grumbled that he couldn't stand any of them.

Stewart proposed to Jean Simmons after seeing her as Kanchi in Black Narcissus (1947).

Took sword fencing very seriously for his dashing roles in The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) and Scaramouche (1952). He was so earnest in mastering the skill of fencing that he took lessons from a retired Olympic fencing champion. During his preparation for Scaramouche (1952), his fencing lessons and practice made him wear out a dozen or so pairs of fencing shoes. He adorned the cover of Life Magazine when the film was released and the title was "Stewart Granger: Swashbuckler". Perhaps the only actor superior to him in fencing at that time was Basil Rathbone.

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