Saturday, April 15, 2000

The Complete History Of The Robert Redford Submariner [Part 4 of 4]

The Complete History Of The Robert Redford Submariner
[Part 4 of 4]

The Way We Were (1973)
Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand

The Way We Were was a love story that starred Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand. It won an Academy Award for The Best Original Score as well as the Academy Award for Best Original Song for The Way We Were.

The Great Gatsby (1974)
Robert Redford and Mia Farrow

The Great Gatsby was another mega-hit that was based upon a screenplay written by Francis Ford Coppala that was based upon the novel by the same title written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

If you have not seen The Great Gatsby, I highly recommend it, and it is considered to be one of the great classic films.

Ralph Lauren designed the clothes for Robert Redford in The Great Gatsby and in many ways, it was a huge opportunity for Ralph Lauren's career.

Brad Pitt & Robert Redford
Spy Game (2001)
An Uncanny Resemblance

It is uncanny how similar Brad Pitt looks to Robert Redford. Both men in many ways are similar with their career paths.

In 2001 Brad Pitt and Robert Redford starred together in the movie, Spy Game and we see the movie poster below.

TV Acting Career

Robert Redford's career achievements are truly stupendous. In his early career he appeared as a guest star on many TV shows including:

• The Untouchables
• Perry Mason
• Alfred Hitchcock Presents
• Route 66
• Playhouse 90
• The Twilight Zone.

Movie Acting Career

Robert Redford's movie acting career achievements are mind-blowing. He has starred in too many movies to mention, but some that stand out in my mind are:

• Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
• The Sting
• Three Days Of The Condor
• The Great Waldo Pepper
• All The President's Men
• A Bridge Too Far
• The Electric Horseman
• Brubaker
• The Natural
• Out Of Africa
• Legal Eagles
• Havana
• A River Runs Through It
• Sneakers
• Indecent Proposal
• Up Close and Personal
• The Horse Whisper
• Spy Game

Directing Career

Robert Redford is an Academy Award winning director and has directed many movies:

• Ordinary People (Academy Award for Best Director)
• The Milangro Beanfield War
• A River Runs Thought It
• Quiz Show
• The Horse Whisper
• The Legend Of Bagger Vance
• Lions For Lambs
• The Conspirator

Robert Redford is pictured below with the Oscar he won for directing Ordinary People

Sundance Film Festival

Robert Redford purchased an entire ski resort on the east side of Mount Impanogos located on the north-east side of Provo, Utah which he renamed Sundance. Redford founded the Sundance Film Festival in order to cater to independent filmmakers in the U.S. and has achieved significant recognition from the movie industry as venue for film debuts.

Robert Redford in 2010 at The Sundance Film Festival

Of course the name Sundance comes from his character of the Sundance Kid in Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid. In 2008 the Sundance Film Festival featured 125 feature-length films from 34 countries, and more than 50,000 people attended.