09.09.2012 [Online Athens] - True altakakas would know perhaps the most famous professional geezer of all time — Hollywood time, that is — would be Walter Brennan. It turns out that the famous character actor would put a pebble in his shoe to effect the famous gimp that somehow
(July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor. Brennan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor on three separate occasions, which is currently the record for most Oscar wins by a male actor, tied with Jack Nicholson.
23.01.2009 This is my contribution to the Early Hawks blogathon. Thanks to Laszlo Szabo for inspiration. In Joseph McBride's indespensible Hawks on Hawks, its subject, Howard, reflects on the narrative function of what McBride calls ...
06.09.2012 [Beaufort Observer] - I read an article many years ago about Walter Brennan, the actor, who was on a TV show where he had the role of a grandfather with a significant limp. He told the reporter that to make sure he didn't forget to limp he would put a pebble in his shoe as
29.08.2012 [Peoria Journal Star (blog)] - As good as the articles are, sometimes it's the ads that catch your eye – like the offer for a Walter Brennan CD (only $18.95). The joy of thumbing through the Farmers' Almanac is that it's like going back in time only you're really looking ahead. Now
26.08.2012 [Toute la culture] - Il doit quitter précipitamment Portsmouth avec un compagnon lui aussi fort en gueule, Hunk (Walter Brennan). Après la fuite et une autre nuit d'ivresse, tous deux se retrouvent engagés comme Rangers et sont envoyés en expédition avec le Major Rogers
24.08.2012 [Indie Wire (blog)] - Jack Nicholson has two, plus a Best Supporting Actor prize for "Terms Of Endearment," and Walter Brennan has three Supporting Actor wins, for "Come And Get It," "Kentucky" and "The Westerner." If he wins for "Lincoln," he'd be essentially anointed as
12.09.2012 [AARP News (blog)] - This Grandparents Week, I've been thinking about classic TV grandparents. Although there are many, here are 6 shows I loved to watch in prime-time or in syndication as reruns when I was a kid – and still do! As these stir up your memories, please share
17.08.2012 [R7] - ... Robert Preston, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter, Richard Widmark, James Stewart, Lee J. Cobb, Eli Wallach, Russ Tamblyn, David Brian, Brigid Bazlen, Andy Devine, Harry Morgan, Walter Brennan, Agnes Moorehead, Raymond Massey, Mickey Shagunessy