Archibald Leach was a con man. Too harsh? He wouldn’t think so. But if you prefer, call him a self-made man. In Hollywood in the 1930s, Leach transformed himself from a gawky, overeager British vaudevillian into a dapper romantic lead with a rare flair for comedy. This fresh persona dovetailed nicely with his new name: Cary Grant. One of the greatest stars the cinema has ever produced, Grant had the self-deprecating charm to play well-off heels and morally challenged rakes without turning the audience against him. To the contrary, they wanted him to win.... More >>>