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GEORGE SANDERS — Bored to Death?

GEORGE SANDERS — Bored to Death?

When George Sanders killed himself — by downing a fatal mixture of Nembutal and vodka in a seaside resort hotel suite some 10 miles south of Barcelona, Spain — the world concluded that the 65-year-old actor known for the silky cynicism of the characters he played onscreen for nearly four decades simply tired of life, and decided to pack it in. […]

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GEORGE SANDERS — Hollywood’s Classic Cad

GEORGE SANDERS — Hollywood’s Classic Cad.

There have been few Hollywood actors who could match George Sanders for supercilious nastiness onscreen (and perhaps off as well). As drama critic-narrator Addison de Witt in 1950’s All About Eve, he gave  what critic David Thomson describes as a supreme demonstration of soft-spoken, tranquil caddishness. He also stole the show, and won an Oscar in the process.  The […]

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