Sep 13, 2017
Stewart Granger was one of the most successful Movie stars in Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s.
His looks, talent and athleticism attracted the powers that be in Hollywood, resulting in one of the best swashbuckling movies ever made absent Errol Flynn.
His marriage to the talented and beautiful Jean Simmons who also found succcess in Hollywood made them a golden British couple.
But Granger was a challenging personality, unable to completely understand or properly address the political, corporate and financial ups and downs of an industry, where forbearance, tact and charm, as well as ego and talent were essential requirements, in order for an actor to get ahead.
As a result, he missed out on a number of key roles which would have substantially enhanced his acting legacy and incurred a number of personal and financial misfortunes.
Listen to and enjoy this CHMTC episode on the life and career of the late great Stewart Granger.
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