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Jim Brown

Football, Actor (born 17-Feb-1936)


Bob Carroll. When the Grass Was Real: Unitas, Brown, Lombardi, Sayers, Butkus, Namath, and All the Rest: the Ten Best Years of Pro Football. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1993. 302pp.

Michael Freeman. Jim Brown: The Fierce Life of an American Hero. HarperCollins. 2006. 289pp.

Stan Isaacs. Jim Brown: The Golden Year, 1964. Prentice-Hall. 1970. 150pp.

Larry Klein. Jim Brown: The Running Back. Putnam. 1965. 158pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.191)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.101)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.213)

  8. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.68)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.68)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.66)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.62)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.93)

  13. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.117-20)

  14. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.515)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.369)

  16. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.859)

  17. Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football (pp.67-69)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.34)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.259)

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