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Myron McCormick

Myron McCormick

Date of Birth: 08 Feb 1908

Country: USA

Biography: American character actor of vast stage experience who appeared infrequently but memorably in films. A native of Albany, Indiana, he attended Princeton University, where he was an honors student and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1929, he joined the University Players in Massachusetts, joining and eventually sharing a New York City apartment with a trio of struggling performers: Henry Fonda, Joshua Logan, and James Stewart. While Fonda and Stewart found their greatest success in Hollywood, Logan and McCormic

Total Credits at Criticker: 13 (Actor)

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    The Hustler
    An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match. (imdb)
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    No Time for Sergeants
    Hillbilly Will Stockdale, drafted into the U.S. Air Force, combines crushing naivity, stubbornness, a completely literal mind, and amazing physical strength. Will the Air Force survive the experience? (imdb)
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    The Iceman Cometh
    The chilling tale of a high-rolling gambler who changes his ways and is determined to help the drifters, alcoholics and prostitutes who have come to depend on his "generosity". (imdb)
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    New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy investigates a series of murders and uncovers an extremist group. (imdb)
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    Three for the Show
    Three for the Show is a musical remake of the 1940 comedy Too Many Husbands, which in turn was based on a play by Somerset Maugham. In her next-to-last film, Betty Grable plays Julie, a popular musical comedy stars whose husband Marty (Jack Lemmon) is reported missing in action during WW2. After an appropriate waiting period, Julie makes plans to marry Marty's best friend Vernon (Gower Champion), even though she still carries a torch for her "late" husband. (allmovie.com)
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    The Man Who Understood Women
    A decidedly uneven comedy-drama that veers off at a right angle before the midway point is reached, this story by director Nunnally Johnson deals with Willie, a Hollywood producer (Henry Fonda) and Ann (Leslie Caron), an aspiring actress. When they meet there are several comic scenes but then as the down-and-out producer and the starlet fall in love, marry, and she proceeds full steam ahead with her career, everything changes.
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    The Fight for Life
    An interne witnesses the death of a young mother in a maternity hospital delivery room. Disturbed that he might have overlooked something that could have prevented the death, he goes to a maternity clinic in a city slum in order to learn more about the mortality of motherhood and to find new ways to prevent it. (imdb)
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    The Children Must Learn
    Families have farmed the hills of the Appalachian Mountains in isolation for generations, solely growing corn and raising hogs. These hills were once covered by deciduous forests which have long been razed to make way for farmland. With each growing season, the corn crops get weaker and less plentiful due to soil degradation and the use of seed from those progressively genetically weak crops. (imdb)
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    ...One Third of a Nation...
    A fire in a run-down tenement building injures young Joey Rogers. Wealthy passerby Peter Cortlant rushes the boy and his attractive older sister Mary to the hospital and pays the medical expenses for the poverty-stricken family. Only later does Peter learn that the firetrap tenement is one of his own vast real estate holdings. Faced with his own unwitting complicity in the deaths and injuries resultant from the fire and his growing attachment to Mary, Peter decides to tear down his tenements. (imdb)
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    The Town
    The Town (1944) - Short Film
    The Town was a short propaganda film produced by the Office of War Information in 1944. It presents an idealized vision of American life, shown in microcosm by Madison, Indiana.
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    Jolson Sings Again
    In this sequel to The Jolson Story, we pick up the singer's career just as he has returned to the stage after a premature retirement. But his wife has left him and the appeal of the spotlight isn't what it used to be. This time Jolson trades in the stage for life in the fast lane: women, horses, travel. It takes the death of Moma Yoelson and World War II to bring Jolson back to earth - and to the stage... (imdb)
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    Play of the Week
    This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres, dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al, utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.
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    Alfred Hitchcock Presents