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With Lana Turner in THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (1952).

A poster from  also starring Walter Pidgeon. Douglas was nominated for Best Actor for his role as Jonathan Shields in this movie in 1952.

As Ned Land in Disney's 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA (1954) with Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, and James Mason.

Did you know Douglas sings in this movie? Here's a film clip of "Whale of a Tale" to prove it (a  .MOV file courtesy the Walt Disney Company).
(For help opening this file, visit the plug-ins page.)

A poster from SPARTACUS (1960) with Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov and Tony Curtis -- a film which was nominated for six Academy Awards in 1960.
Battling with Woody Strode in SPARTACUS (1960).

With Christine Kaufmann in A TOWN WITHOUT PITY (1961).


Further Reading:

  • My stroke of luck by Kirk Douglas (New York, NY: W. Morrow, c2002).

  • Climbing the mountain: my search for meaning by Kirk Douglas (New York: Simon & Schuster, c1997).

  • The ragman's son: an autobiography by Kirk Douglas (New York: Simon and Schuster, c1988).

  • Kirk Douglas by Michael Munn (New York: St. Martin's Press, c1985).

  • Kirk Douglas by Joseph McBride (New York: Pyramid Publications, 1976).

  • The films of Kirk Douglas by Tony Thomas; introduction by Vincente Minnelli (Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, c1972).

  • Bad boys: the actors of film noir by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry (Jefferson, N.C.: Farland, 2003).

  • The Tough Guys by James Robert Parish (New Rochelle, N.Y.: Arlington House Publishers, c1976).

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