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Frederic March

Episode 2 of 5

Sarah Churchwell celebrates various leading men of the silver screen, from the 1930s and 1940s. This time it's Frederic March, with his classic 'depth and versatility'.

Sarah Churchwell celebrates various leading men of the silver screen, from the 1930s and 1940s.

Frederic March had an amazing range, playing a lot of different types, and he should be admired for this. Off set, however, he comes under a different sort of scrutiny - "everything was harder in real life than on the effortless silver screen".

Reader Duncan Minshull

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