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Spencer Tracy

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Often credited as one of the silvers screen's greatest actors, Tracy proved his talents in everything from romantic comedies to high-level dramas.

Posters from Victor Fleming's CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS (1937) with Lionel Barrymore and BOYS TOWN (1938) with Mickey Rooney.

Memorable Quotations:

  • "I wonder if this is that wartime immorality they're always talking about." --as Pete Sandidge in A GUY NAMED JOE (1943).

  • "I can be interested in the country without being interested in politics." --as Grant Matthews in STATE OF THE UNION (1948).

With Katharine Hepburn in ADAM'S RIB (1949).

Posters from PAT AND MIKE (1952) with Katharine Hepburn, and FATHER'S LITTLE DIVIDEND (1951) with Elizabeth Taylor.

Further Reading:

  • Spencer Tracy: a bio-bibliography by James Fisher (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994).
  • Spencer Tracy, tragic idol by Bill Davidson (New York: Dutton, c1987).
  • Spencer Tracy by Romano Tozzi (New York: Galahad Books, c1973).
  • Tracy and Hepburn; an intimate memoir (New York: Viking Press, 1971).
  • Spencer Tracy; a biography by Larry Swindell (New York: World Pub. Co., 1969).
  • The films of Spencer Tracy by Donald Deschner (New York: Citadel Press, 1968).
  • Lovers: great romances of our time through the eyes of legendary writers by John Miller and Aaron Kenedi (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1999).

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