Tracy and Hepburn
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Tracy and Hepburn an intimate memoir by Garson Kanin

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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


  • Tracy, Spencer, -- 1900-1967 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Hepburn, Katharine, -- 1907-2003 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes


StatementGarson Kanin.
LC ClassificationsPN"2287"T7"K27"1972b
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 312 p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20656447M

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The first film starring the legendary screen team of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, this savvy dramatic comedy from plays off the unlikely match of polar opposites--the brash sports reporter Sam Craig (Tracy) and the brilliant political commentator Tess Harding (Hepburn) from the New York Chronicle--whose marriage grabs front-page /5(). This book is written in that familiar, saucy way that good storytellers at cocktail parties have. So its a very entertaining read. But only *very* dedicated fans of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn should attempt it because the author drops so many casual references to their oeuvres, their lives, and life in the 40s and 50s that youll be googling constantly if you arent already well 4/5. Tracy lived in a house Cukor owned where he would meet men for sex. This is where Bowers says he had his sexual encounters with Tracy. It seems Cukor had a big mouth and told my friend basically the same stories about Hepburn and Tracy that Bowers does. Cukor, Hepburn and Tracy were very close friends.   In our October issue, in an article excerpted from Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn, Vanity Fair outed Spencer m Mann, the book’s author, told me his source for this information Author: Wayne Lawson.

Katharine Houghton Hepburn ( – J ) was an American actress who was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received a record (for any gender) four Academy Awards for Lead Acting Performances, plus eight further , Hepburn was . 'Tracy and Hepburn' is a rare book. It is luckily authored by Garson Kanin, who has worked with and been wonderful friends with the acting duo, and neighbour to Katharine Hepburn for many years. Katharine certainly seems like an admireable woman and understandable risk taker. She, like her family isn't really content to just do nothing.5/5(5).   Katharine Hepburn was born in Connecticut in to a doctor father and a feminist mother. Planting the seeds of independent intelligence that would flourish throughout Hepburn’s life, both of her parents encouraged and expected their daughter to excel in academics, athletics, and any arena she chose.   Years later, a book released by former socialite Scotty Bowers suggests that in fact, both Hepburn and Tracy were hiding something much deeper than their affair. He claims that both Hepburn and Tracy were in fact, gay. A Darker Secret. This is something that might come as a shock, but in truth, many gay people had to hide for fear of being shunned.

  I just read that Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn had a child! According to the post, katharine Houghton, known as Hepburn's "niece" is in fact their birth daughter. Editorial Reviews. Tracy and Hepburn: The Definitive Collection is the first complete anthology of films starring Hollywood's dream team. The collection includes all nine features in which Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn were paired: Woman of the Year (), Keeper of the Flame (), Without Love (), Sea of Grass (), State of the Union (), Adam's Rib /5(19).   "Me - Stories of My Life" AUDIOBOOK - Narrated by Miss Katharine Hepburn, herself, this biography is a wonderfully entertaining and charming look into the life of a Hollywood legend. Gut-honest. View the profiles of people named Tracey Hepburn. Join Facebook to connect with Tracey Hepburn and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power.