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MAGAZINE ARTICLES - 1986 to Present

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This is by no means an inclusive list of all the magazines you will find photos and/or articles about Cary Grant!

I can't promise you that there aren't any errors here!
If you spot a typo, either spelling or date, please let me know!

Titles in Blue link to the article

"The Acrobat of the Drawing Room; Cary Grant: 1904-1986"
Schickel, Richard
Time, December 15, 1986, p. 95
Grant chronicler Schickel offers insight into Grant's cinematic appeal and his career upon the actor's death.

A Few Words with Cary Grant
Dallas Morning News, March 20, 1986; by Philip Wuntch

"A Leading Man Among Men - Cary Grant Dies at 82"
Kehr, Dave
Chicago Tribune, December 1, 1986, Section 1, p. 2
Short biography and evaluation of Grant's career and acting style which appears along with his obituary.

"An Affair to Remember: Grant on Videotape"
Kobal, John
American Film, April 1987, p. 59-61
Kobal lists ten videotapes of Grant's films which he feels best illustrate his style.  Listed with brief explanations are The Awful Truth, Bringing Up Baby, Gunga Din, His Girl Friday, Suspicion, Notorious, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, To Catch a Thief, North by Northwest and Charade.

"A Lightness of Heart and Touch"
Canby, Vincent
New York Times, December 1, 1986

"The Archaeology of Cary Grant"
Stegner, Page
California Magazine, December 1986, p. 96
An unflattering narrative of seeing Grant at one of his appearances at "A Conversation with Cary Grant."  The author, who wrote the article two years before it appeared in this magazine in print, speculates on why the elderly Grant would make these appearances and on the inane questions posed by the audience.

"Cary Grant"
Harris, Warren G.
Good Housekeeping, September 1987, p. 189
Excerpts from Harris' biography of Cary Grant.

"Cary Grant"
Washington Post
, December 2, 1986, p. A18
Short obituary on editorial page.

"Cary Grant"
Buehrer, Beverley Bare
Video, February 1987, p. 75-77
With quotes taken from a "Conversation with Cary Grant," this article focuses on Grant's enduring popularity and the availability of his films on videotapes.

"Cary Grant"
Schuelke, Kent
Interview, January, 1987, p. 44
This interview, done in conjunction with a film tribute in his honor at the University of Iowa, took place four months before his death.  In a question-and-answer format, Grant discusses his work with Hitchcock, his retirement and the criticism that he never played anyone but himself in the movies.

"Cary Grant" 1904-1986" 
Corliss, Richard
Film Comment, February 1987, p. 78
Admiring column in praise of Grant the screen star upon his death.

Cary Grant:  1904 - 1986
New York Post, December 1, 1986

"Cary Grant 1904-1986"
  - Maclean's, December 22, 1986

"Cary Grant: 1904-1986; 
A Screen Legend Dies on the Road in Iowa"
Ansen, David
Newsweek, December 8, 1986, p. 95
Obituary featuring overview of Grant's career and a brief biography

"Cary Grant, 82, the Epitome of Elegance, Dies of a Stroke"
Pace, Eric
New York Times, December 1, 1986, p. 1
Illustrated obituary.

"Cary Grant, 82, Dies in Iowa; Hollywood Legend Appeared in 72 Films"
Pearson, Richard
Washington Post, December 1, 1986, p. A1
Illustrated obituary.

"Cary Grant, 82, Romantic Comedian, Dies"
Los Angeles Times, November 30, 1986, Section I, p.1
UPI report of Grant's death at Davenport, Iowa.  Illustrated.

"Cary Grant, 82, Dies of Stroke; Film's Consummate Leading Man"
McCarthy, Todd
Variety, December 3, 1986, p. 4
Obituary recounting Grant's final hours.

"Cary Grant: A Self-made Man of Wit and Charm"
Decker, Cathleen
Los Angeles Times, December 1, 1986, p. 16
Obituary with biography, overview of career and tribute quotes from fellow stars.

Cary Grant Country
  - The Guardian, August 17, 2001; Xan Brooks

"Cary Grant's Daughter Works on Saving Her Dad's Legend in Wake of Scandal Books"
Weiss, Janeen
Star, July 12, 1988, p. 11
Although promising Jennifer Grant's reaction to the books written by Higham and Donaldson, the article is really about Jennifer's own life and relationship with her father. 

Cary Grant Dies
Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa), November 30, 1986; pages 1 & 5

"Cary Grant, Movies' Epitome of Elegance, Dies of a Stroke"
Pace, Eric
The New York Times
, December 1, 1986; Section A, page 1

"Cary Grant: 'I've lived my life' "
Robinson, Jeffrey
Redbook, March 1987, p. 28
One of Grant's last interviews before his death.  He discusses his experiments with LSD, the women in his life -- including his daughter Jennifer -- and rumors about his homosexuality.

"Cary Grant: Man for All Classes"
Champlin, Charles
Los Angeles Times, December 1, 1986, Section VI, p. 1
Tribute to Grant without usual biography and film notes.

"Cary Grant, RIP"
National Review
, December 31, 1986, p. 20
Very short obituary and tribute to Grant.

"Cary Grant Will Leaves Bulk of Estate to His Widow, Daughter"
Decker, Cathleen
Los Angeles Times
, December 4, 1986, Section II, p. 2
Short piece on the disposition of Grant's estate described only as in excess of $10,000.

"Cary Grant's Death Marks End of an Era"
Ebert, Roger
The Chicago Sun Times, December 1, 1986, p. 1
Ebert offers an in-depth review of Grant's biography, career and appeal in light of his death two days earlier.  Really two articles, both illustrated.  Also contains a filmography.

"Cary Grant's Promise"
New York Times
, December 2, 1986, p. 26
Obituary and tribute to Grant.

Cary's class can be taken for Granted
  - Dallas Times Herald, March 24, 1986, p12A; David Kronke

"Cary's Will: Wife, Child, Sinatra"
Green, Tom
USA TODAY, December 1, 1986, p. 1
Short column listing various bequests made in Grant's will.

"Charisma on Film in a Cary Grant Profile"
O'Connor, John J.O.
New York Times, April 4, 1988, p. C20
Notice of the Cinemax cable television special "Cary Grant The Leading Man."

Charms and the Man
Thomson, David
Film Comment,  February 1984

"Charting Stars Across the Decades"
Canby, Vincent
New York Times, December 14, 1986, Section 2, p. 23
Reflections by television and movie stars upon the death of Grant.

Dallas Fans Remember Star's Charm
Dallas Times Herald, December 1, 1986; Scott Sunde

"Dyan Cannon: 'I Tried to Make Cary Happy' "
Radovsky, Vicki Jo
Redbook, October, 1988, p. 50-52
An interview with Grant's fourth wife, Dyan Cannon, in which she discusses their marriage and their daughter, Jennifer.

Elegance Still Suits Cary Grant
  - Dallas Morning News, March 24, 1986; Philip Wuntch

Grant's Best Role: His Own Last Years
  - Dear Abby; November 29, 1991

"Mr. Grant Comes to Town"
Druesne, Maeve
Films in Review, January 1987, p. 30-31
Description of Grant's personal speaking tour, "A Conversation with Cary Grant."

"The Real Cary Grant"
Siskel, Gene
Chicago Tribune, December 7, 1986, Section 13, p. 6
Siskel's tribute to Grant after his death also includes excerpts from his 1976 interview.

"Screwball in the Back Pocket: Cary Grant 1904-1986"
Caputo, Raffaelle
Cinema Papers, March 1987, p. 4-5
This two-page tribute to Grant occasioned by his death discusses his screen appeal.

"That Touch of Cary: His Film Legacy"
Clark, Mike
USA TODAY, December 1, 1986, p. 1
Cover story on Grant is really a tribute and an obituary.  Article also contains photos of his five wives and a listing of his films.

Schindehette, Susan and the Los Angeles Bureau
People Weekly, November 7, 1988, p. 131
An inside look at the gala tribute to Grant organized by his fifth wife Barbara on October 19, 1988 which raised money for the Princess Grace Foundation.

"The Triumph of Archie Leach"
Darrach, Brad
People Weekly, December 15, 1986, p. 50
Briefly biographical obituary.  Heavily illustrated with photos from films and private life.  Includes tributes from George Burns, Charlton Heston and Loretta Young.

Most of the information on these magazine pages comes from: 

Cary Grant: A Bio-Bibliography
by Beverley Bare Buehrer
I HIGHLY recommend this book.
I consider it my CG bible!!

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