Publicity photo, 1940s
|Born||Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr.
May 5, 1914
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 1958
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Resting place||Hollywood Forever Cemetery|
|Other names||Ty Power|
|Spouse(s)||Annabella (1939–1948; divorced; 1 adopted child)
Linda Christian (1949–1956; divorced; 2 children)
Deborah Ann Minardos (1958; his death; 1 child)
Tyrone Power, Jr.
|Parent(s)||Tyrone Power, Sr. (father)
Helen Emma Reaume (mother)
Sister: Ann Power Hardenbergh(1915-1999) Grandchildren: Ylenia Carrisi (1970; missing), Yari Carrisi (1973), Cristèl Carrisi (1985), Romina Jolanda Carrisi (1987), Tai Seeff (1980) Tony Tyrone Sales (1984) Valentina Sales (1985)Stella Greendeer (1996)
Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958), was an American film, stage and radio actor. From 1930s to the 1950s Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads. His better-known films include The Mark of Zorro, Blood and Sand, The Black Swan, Prince of Foxes, Witness For The Prosecution, The Black Rose, and Captain from Castile. Power's favorite film that he starred in was Nightmare Alley.
Though largely a matinee idol in the 1930s and early 1940s, he was known for his striking looks, Power starred in films in a number of genres, from drama to light comedy. In the 1950s he began placing limits on the number of films he would make in order to devote more time for the stage. He received his biggest accolades as a stage actor in John Brown's Body and Mister Roberts. Power died from a heart attack at the age of 44.
Power was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1914, son of Helen Emma "Patia" (née Reaume) and the English-born American stage and screen actor Tyrone Power, Sr., often known by his first name 'Fred'. Power was descended from a long theatrical line going back to his great-grandfather, the actor and comedian Tyrone Power (1795–1841). Tyrone Power's sister, Ann Power was born in 1915, after the family moved to California. His father's ancestry included Irish, English, and French Huguenots (the latter through his paternal grandmother's Lavenu and Blossett ancestors). His mother was Roman Catholic, and her ancestry included the French-Canadian Reaume family and Germans from Alsace-Lorraine. Through his paternal great-grandmother, Anne Gilbert, Power was related to the actor Laurence Olivier; through his paternal grandmother, stage actress Ethel Lavenu, he was related by marriage to author Evelyn Waugh; and through his father's first cousin, Norah Emily Gorman Power, he was related to the theatrical director Sir (William) Tyrone Guthrie, founder of the Stratford Festival (now the Stratford Shakespeare Festival) in Canada and the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Power went to Cincinnati-area Catholic schools and graduated from Purcell High School in 1931. Upon his graduation, he opted to join his father to learn what he could about acting from one of the stage's most respected actors.
Power joined his father for the summer of 1931, after being separated from him for some years due to his parents' divorce. His father suffered a heart attack in December 1931, dying in his son's arms, while preparing to perform in The Miracle Man. Tyrone Power, Jr., as he was then known, decided to continue his pursuit of an acting career. He went door to door, trying to get work as an actor, and, while many contacts knew his father well, they offered praise for his father but no work for him. He appeared in a bit part in 1932 in Tom Brown of Culver, a movie starring actor Tom Brown. Power's experience in that movie didn’t open any other doors, however, and, except for what amounted to little more than a job as an extra in Flirtation Walk, he found himself frozen out of the movies but making some appearances in community theater. Discouraged, he took the advice of a friend, Arthur Caesar, to go to New York to get experience as a stage actor.
Power went to Hollywood in 1936. The director Henry King was impressed with his looks and poise, and he insisted that Power be tested for the lead role in Lloyd's of London, a role thought already to belong to Don Ameche. Despite his own reservations, Darryl F. Zanuck decided to give Power the role, once King and Fox editor Barbara McLean convinced him that Power had a greater screen presence than Ameche. Power was billed fourth in the movie but he had by far the most screen time of any actor. He walked into the premiere of the movie an unknown and he walked out a star, which he remained the rest of his career.
Power racked up hit after hit from 1936 until 1943, when his career was interrupted by military service. In these years he starred in romantic comedies such as Thin Ice and Day-Time Wife, in dramas such as Suez, Blood and Sand, Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake, The Rains Came and In Old Chicago; in musicals Alexander's Ragtime Band, Second Fiddle, and Rose of Washington Square; in the westerns Jesse James (1939) and Brigham Young; in the war films A Yank in the R.A.F. and This Above All; and the swashbucklers The Mark of Zorro and The Black Swan. Jesse James was a very big hit at the box office, but it did receive some criticism for fictionalizing and glamorizing the famous outlaw. The movie was shot in and around Pineville, Missouri, and was Power's first location shoot and his first Technicolor movie. (Before his career was over, he had filmed a total of 16 movies in color, including the movie he was filming when he died.) He was loaned out once, to MGM for Marie Antoinette (1938). Darryl F. Zanuck was angry that MGM used Fox's biggest star in what was, despite billing, a supporting role, and he vowed to never again loan him out, though Power's services were requested for the role of Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind; Joe Bonaparte in Golden Boy; Paris in King's Row; roles in several films produced by Harry Cohn; and to play Irving Thalberg in a planned production by Norma Shearer of The Last Tycoon.
In 1940 the direction of Power's career took a dramatic turn when his movie The Mark of Zorro was released. Power played the role of Don Diego Vega/Zorro, fop by day, bandit hero by night. The role had been made famous by Douglas Fairbanks in the 1920 movie of the same title. The film was a hit, and 20th Century Fox often cast Power in other swashbucklers in the years that followed. Power was a talented swordsman in real life, and the dueling scene in The Mark of Zorro is highly regarded. The great Hollywood swordsman, Basil Rathbone, who starred with him in The Mark of Zorro, commented, "Power was the most agile man with a sword I’ve ever faced before a camera. Tyrone could have fenced Errol Flynn into a cocked hat."
Power's career was interrupted in 1943 by military service. He reported to the United States Marine Corps for training in late 1942, but was sent back, at the request of 20th Century-Fox, to complete one more film, Crash Dive, a patriotic war movie released in 1943. He was credited in the movie as Tyrone Power, U.S.M.C.R., and the movie served as a recruiting film.
In August 1942, Power enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He attended boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, then Officer's Candidate School at Marine Corps Base Quantico, where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant on June 2, 1943. As he had already logged 180 solo hours as a pilot before enlisting, he was able to do a short, intense flight training program at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. The pass earned him his wings and a promotion to First Lieutenant. The Marine Corps considered Power over the age limit for active combat flying; Power volunteered for piloting cargo planes that Power felt would get him into active combat zones.
In July 1944, Power was assigned to Marine Transport Squadron 352 as a R5C transport co-pilot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. The squadron moved to Marine Corps Air Station El Centro in California in December 1944. Power was later reassigned to VMR-353, joining them on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands in February 1945. From there, he flew missions carrying cargo in and wounded Marines out during the Battles of Iwo Jima (Feb-Mar 1945) and Okinawa (Apr-Jun 1945).
In the June 2001 Marine Air Transporter newsletter, Jerry Taylor, a retired Marine Corps flight instructor, recalled training Power as a Marine pilot, saying, "He was an excellent student, never forgot a procedure I showed him or anything I told him." Others who served with him have also commented on how well Power was respected by those with whom he served.
Other than re-releases of his films, Power wasn’t seen on screen again after his entry into the Marines until 1946, when he co-starred with Gene Tierney in The Razor's Edge, an adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's novel of the same title.
Next up for release was a movie that Power had to fight hard to make, the film noir Nightmare Alley. Darryl F. Zanuck was reluctant to for Power to make the movie; his handsome appearance and charming manner had been marketable assets for the studio, and Zanuck feared that the dark role might hurt Power's image. Zanuck eventually agreed, giving Power A-list production values for what normally would be a B film. The movie was directed by Edmund Goulding, and, though it died at the box officei it was one of Power's favorite roles, and he received some of the best reviews of his career, However, Zanuck was horrified that his "darling boy" would be seen in such a film with a downward spiral, so he did not publicize it and removed it from release after only a few weeks, insisting that it was a flop. The film was released on DVD in 2005 after years of legal battles, and Power again received favorable reviews, making it clearly a cult classic.
Zanuck quickly released another costume-clad movie, Captain from Castile, directed by Henry King (who directed him in eleven movies) . After making a couple of light romantic comedies, That Wonderful Urge (with Gene Tierney, his co-star from The Razor's Edge) and The Luck of the Irish (with Anne Baxter, also in The Razor's Edge), Power found himself once again in two swashbucklers, The Black Rose and Prince of Foxes.
Power was becoming increasingly dissatisfied with his costume roles, and he struggled between being a star and becoming a great actor. He was forced to take on assignments that did not appeal to him, such movies as American Guerrilla in the Philippines and Pony Soldier. In 1950 he traveled to England to play the title role in Mister Roberts on stage at the London Coliseum, bringing in sellout crowds for twenty-three weeks. Another disappointing role for Power, Diplomatic Courier (1952) was a cold war drama, directed by Henry Hathaway, but received very modest reviews, and was one of several American spy movies, released previously, with similar material
Power's movies had been very profitable for Fox in the past, as an enticement to renew his contract a third time, Fox offered him the lead role in The Robe. He turned it down (the job ultimately went to Richard Burton) and on 1 November 1952, he left on a ten-week national tour with John Brown's Body, a three-person dramatic reading of Stephen Vincent Benét's narrative poem, adapted and directed by Charles Laughton, featuring Power, Judith Anderson and Raymond Massey. The tour culminated in a run of 65 shows between February and April 1953 at the New Century Theater on Broadway. A second national tour with the show began in October 1953, this time for four months, and with Raymond Massey and Anne Baxter. In the same year Power filmed King of The Khyber Rifles, a depiction of India in 1857, with Terry Moore and Michael Rennie.
Fox now gave Power permission to seek his own roles outside the studio, on the understanding that he would fulfill his fourteen-film commitment to them in between his other projects. In 1953 he made The Mississippi Gambler for Universal, negotiating a deal entitling him to a percentage of the profits. He earned a million dollars from the movie. Also in 1953, actress and producer Katharine Cornell cast Power as her love interest in The Dark is Light Enough, a verse drama by British dramatist Christopher Fry set in Austria in 1848. Between November 1954 and April 1955, Power toured the United States and Canada in the role, ending with 12 weeks at the ANTA Theater, New York, and two weeks at the Colonial Theater, Boston. His performance in Julian Claman's A Quiet Place, staged at the National Theater, Washington, at the end of 1955 was warmly received by the critics.
Untamed, Tyrone Power's last movie made under his contract with 20th Century-Fox, was released in 1955. The same year saw the release of The Long Gray Line, a successful John Ford film for Columbia Pictures. In 1956, the year Columbia released The Eddy Duchin Story, another great success for the star, he returned to England to play the rake Dick Dudgeon in a revival of Shaw's The Devil's Disciple for one week at the Opera House in Manchester and nineteen weeks at the Winter Garden, London.
Power's old boss, Darryl F. Zanuck, persuaded him to play the lead role in The Sun Also Rises (1957), adapted from the Hemingway novel, opposite Ava Gardner and Errol Flynn. This was his final film with Fox. Released that same year were Abandon Ship and John Ford's Rising of the Moon (narrator only) under Copa Productions.
For Power's last completed film role he was cast against type as the accused murderer Leonard Vole in Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Billy Wilder. The critic for The National Post, Robert Fulford, commented on Power's "superb performance" as "the seedy, stop-at-nothing exploiter of women". The movie was well received and a success at the box office. Power returned to the stage in March, 1958 to play the lead in Arnold Moss's adaptation of Shaw's 1921 play, Back to Methuselah.
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Power was one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors until he married French actress Annabella (born Suzanne Georgette Charpentier) on April 23, 1939. They had met on the 20th Century Fox lot around the time they starred together in the movie Suez. Tyrone Power adopted Annabella's daughter, Anne before leaving for service. In an A&E biography, Annabella said that Zanuck "could not stop Tyrone's love for me, or my love for Tyrone." J. Watson Webb, close friend and an editor at 20th Century Fox, maintained in the A&E Biography that one of the reasons the marriage fell apart was Annabella's inability to give Power a son. Webb said that there was no bitterness between the couple. In a March 1947 issue of Photoplay, Power was interviewed and said that he wanted a home and children, especially a son to carry on his acting legacy. Annabella shed some light on the situation in an interview that she did for Movieland magazine in 1948. She said, "Our troubles began because the war started earlier for me, a French-born woman, than it did for Americans." She explained that the war clouds over Europe made her unhappy and irritable, and to get her mind off her troubles, she began accepting stage work, which often took her away from home. "It is always difficult to put one's finger exactly on the place and time where a marriage starts to break up," she said "but I think it began then. We were terribly sad about it, both of us, but we knew we were drifting apart. I didn’t think then – and I don’t think now –– that it was his fault, or mine." The couple tried to make their marriage work when Power returned from military service, but they were unable to do so. They were legally separated in the fall of 1946; however, the divorce was finalized in early 1949.
Following his separation from Annabella, Power entered into a love affair with Lana Turner that lasted for a couple of years. In her 1982 autobiography, Turner claimed that she became pregnant with Power's child in 1948, but chose to have an abortion.
In September 1, 1947, Power set out on a Goodwill Trip Around the World, piloting his own plane, "The Geek". He flew with Bob Buck,an experienced pilot and war veteran. Buck stated in his autobiography that Power had a photographic mind, was an excellent pilot, and genuinely liked people. They flew with a crew to various locations in Europe and South Africa, often mobbed by fans when they hit the ground. However, in 1948 when "The Geek" reached Rome, Power met and fell in love with Linda Christian. Turner claimed that the story of her dining out with Power's friend Frank Sinatra was leaked to Power and that Power became very upset that she was "dating" another man in his absence. Turner also claimed that it could not have been a coincidence that Linda Christian was at the same hotel as Tyrone Power and implied that Christian had obtained Power's itinerary from 20th Century Fox.
Power and Christian were married on January 27, 1949, in the Church of Santa Francesca, with an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 screaming fans outside. Christian miscarried three times before giving birth to a baby girl, Romina Francesca Power, on October 2, 1951. A second daughter, Taryn Stephanie Power, was born on September 13, 1953. Around the time of Taryn's birth, the marriage was becoming rocky. In her autobiography, Christian blamed the breakup of her marriage on her husband's extramarital affairs, but acknowledged that she had had an affair with Edmund Purdom, which created great tension between Christian and her husband. They divorced in 1955.
After his divorce from Christian, Power had a long-lasting love affair with Mai Zetterling, whom he had met on the set of Abandon Ship. At the time, he vowed that he would never marry again, because he had been twice burned financially by his previous marriages. He also entered into an affair with a British actress, Thelma Ruby. However, in 1957, he met Deborah Ann Minardos. They were married on May 7, 1958, and she became pregnant soon after with the son he had always wanted.
In September 1958, Power and his wife Deborah went to Madrid and Valdespartera, Spain, to film the epic Solomon and Sheba, to be directed by King Vidor, co-starring Gina Lollobrigida. Power had filmed about 75 percent of his scenes when he was stricken by a massive heart attack while filming a dueling scene with his frequent co-star and friend, George Sanders. He died on route to the hospital on November 15, 1958, aged 44.
Power was interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (then known as Hollywood Cemetery) in a military service at noon on November 21, 1958. Flying over the service was Henry King. Almost 20 years before, Tyrone had flown in King's plane to the set of Jesse James in Missouri. It was then that Power got his first experience with flying, which became a big part of his life, both in the U.S. Marines and as a civilian. In the foreword to Dennis Belafonte's The Films of Tyrone Power, King said, "Knowing his love for flying and feeling that I had started it, I flew over his funeral procession and memorial park during his burial, and felt that he was with me." Power was laid to rest by a small lake, in one of the most beautiful parts of the cemetery. His grave is marked by a unique tombstone, in the form of a marble bench. On the tombstone are the masks of comedy and tragedy, with the inscription "Good night, sweet prince." At his grave Laurence Olivier read the poem "High Flight."
Power's will, filed on December 8, 1958, contained a then unusual provision. It stated his wish that, upon his death, his eyes be donated to the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation, for such purposes as the trustees of the foundation should deem advisable, including transplantation of the cornea to the eyes of a living person or for retinal study.
Deborah Power gave birth to their son, Tyrone Power IV, on January 22, 1959, some two months after Power's death.
Tyrone Power is one of the top 100 box-office moneymakers of all time.
Tyrone Power was honored with having his handprints and footprints put in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater on May 31, 1937 in a joint ceremony with Loretta Young, on the occasion of the premiere of their movie Cafe Metropole. Tyrone was just 23 years old and had been a major star for only six months. He signed the cement block, "To Sid - Following in my father's footsteps," which was a tribute to his father, stage and film star Tyrone Power, Sr.
Three of Tyrone Power's movies (Alexander's Ragtime Band, Marie Antoinette, and In Old Chicago ) were chosen by Film Daily as three of the best ten movies of 1938.
In 1939, Tyrone Power was named the King of the Movies.
In 1951 at City Hall in Rome, Italy, Tyrone Power signed the book of Honored Guests and receives a medal for his service.
For Power's contribution to motion pictures, in 1960, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, that can be found at 6747 Hollywood Blvd. On the 50th anniversary of his death, Power was honored by American Cinematheque with a weekend of films and remembrances by co-stars and family, and a memorabilia display. The event was held at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles from November 14–16, 2008.
In popular culture
- 1937 TV Appearance: Power makes imprint of hand in cement of forecourt of Sid Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
- 1939 TV Appearance: Leslie Mitchell interviews Power at Alexandra Palace in England.
- 1941 ABC News: Power and other celebrities enlist in the military on the streets of New York,
- 1942 Universal News Reals: Tyrone Power and other celebrities contribute to the war effort (WWII)
- 1947 TV Appearance: Power Pilots his own airplane "The Geek" around the world
- 1947 TV Appearance: Power in Johannesburg, South Africa on world tour piloting his own plane
- 1947 TV Appearance: Power in Athens on world tour piloting his own plane
- 1951 TV Appearance: Power in coat clutching bouquet after Mr. Roberts stage performance. Power receives more flowers. Int. Power presented with flowers. Autographs photographs. Power seated in Cinema MCU Denis Price seated in cinema. Power being interviewed in Germany
- 1951 TV Appearance: Power receives Award for "All about Eve" from Mountbatten and makes speech on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox.
- 1951 ABC News: City Hall in Rome, Italy: Tyrone Power signs book of Honored Guests and receives a military medal (not digitalized).
- 1955, TV appearance, where Kay Starr teaches Tyrone Power how to sing Rhythm and Blues, and is then joined by Judy Holliday and Janet Blair for a rousing "Chattanooga Choo Choo"., TV appearance, Spoof announced by Tyrone Power, TV appearance, Tyrone Power introduces Kay Star, with singing medley
- 2007 Power made appearances on the cover of Jeanine Basinger's book The Star Machine alongside co-star Loretta Young.
- He also appeared on the third row of the famous cover of The Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
References in other works
In the 1955 episode of I Love Lucy titled "Lucy and John Wayne", Ethel Mertz points out Tyrone Power's footprints in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater. Later, a policeman puts his feet into Tyrone's footprints, and his partner says, "Well, Tyrone..."
A character named Tyrone Power appears in three plays: Gossip (1977), Filthy Rich (1979), and The Art of War (1983), though Filthy Rich, a film-noir parody, is most often performed. Written by George F. Walker, the main character is named after the actor, he states in Filthy Rich, "because my mother is an incurable romantic."
Ty, a Canadian novel, is the story of a woman who becomes obsessed with Tyrone Power.
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Tyrone Powers had numerous radio appearances throughout his career which included starring roles in programs such as The Petrified Forest, The Rage of Manhattan, Arrowsmith, Blood and Sand, and A Yank in the R.A.F. He supplied his talents to such series as The Lux Radio Theatre, Anthology, and The Gulf Screen Theatre.
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Stage and Theater Appearances
A Quiet Place, The Playwrights Co. (1955-1956)
The Devil's Disciple, Opera House, Manchester, England (1956)
Back to Methuselah, Ambassador Theatre, NY (1958)
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- p. 34 Myers, Robert H. Tyrone Power, Marine Leatherneck Magazine December 1943
- United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Fdn, http://www.usmccca.org/archives/category/news, News Section, "Help Put Tyrone Power on a Stamp," March 19, 2012
- M.L. Shettle, Jr. (2001). "Tyrone Power: Actor, Marine Corps Aviator". Californians and the Military. California State Military Museum. Retrieved 2007-06-20.
- "Memories of World War II" (PDF). Marine Air Transporter. Marine Corps Air Transport Association. June 2001. Retrieved 2007-06-20.
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- "Witness for the Prosecution Commentary". Robert Fulford. Retrieved 2007-01-27.
- Nightmare Alley (film)
- Buck, Bob (2005). North Star over My Shoulder: A Flying Life. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. pp. 295–368. ISBN 0743262301.
- "Biography for Tyrone Power". cmgworldwide.com. Archived from the original on 2006-10-20. Retrieved 2007-01-27.
- Zetterling, Mai (1986) All Those Tomorrows. Grove.
- Ruby-Frye, Thelma, and Frye, Peter (1997),Double or Nothing: Two Lives in the Theatre: The Autobiography of Thelma Ruby and Peter Frye. Janus
- "Biography, ..."though he loved his daughters very much, he was hoping for a boy to carry on his name... "".
- "Quotations". Qunl.com. Retrieved 2012-04-21.
- International Motion Picture Almanac, Quigley Publishing Company. 1932-2010 (Annual)
- "UNIVERSAL NEWS 1953, AP News Archive Story No.: ABCNYTB10679Z-0".
- "The Magnetic Tyrone Power," by Susan King, LA Times, November 14, 2008.
- "Stars Register Fame And Osa Johnson Flies To Africa; Story No.: BM5461; Tape Number: BMN0541; Source: British Movietone, Date: 24/06/1937".
- "British Movietone archive: Leslie Mitchell interviews Tyrone Power at Alexandra Palace.in England, 8/17/1939".
- "ABC News: [Conscription for WWII - Man on the street to the stars inc. Clarke Gable, Tyrone Powers, Joe DiMaggio, Joe Louis, Pershing Jr. 1941] Card: 130,000,000 Americans rally to the PRES call. VS of young men in street. VS CU's of young men swearing into army.".
- "UNIVERSAL NEWSREELS 1942: PART 1: Story No.: X02202; Restrictions:Tape Number: UNV1942/IL014; Source: The Universal Archives; Date: 31/12/1942".
- "1947, British Movietone: TYRONE POWER PILOTS OWN PLANE ON WORLD TRIP".
- "TYRONE POWER IN JOHANNESBURG Story No:BM49267 British Movietone 13/10/1947".
- "1947 TV Headlines (in Greek): TYRONE POWER IN ATHENS - SOUND".
- "TYRONE POWER - BLACK ROSE AND MR ROBERTS - (no sound) Story No.: BM55263, Tape Number: BMN0356, British Movietone,Germany, 31/12/1951".
- "British Film Academy Awards, Odeon, Leicester Square, Date: 26/02/1951".
- "Judy Holliday, Tyrone Power, Kay Starr, Janet Blair, 1955 TV".
- "Judy Holliday, Tyrone Power, Caterina Valente Spoof, 1955 TV, (announced by Tyrone Power)".
- "Kay Starr, Tyrone Power, 1955 TV Hit Medley".
- Basinger, Jeanine, (2007) The Star Machine. Knopf.
- Walker, George F. (1999) The Power Plays. Talon Books.
- Campbell, Bruce. Google Books. Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way (Thomas Dunne Books). pp. 263, 268, 269.
- Vilmont, Gilles, (2014) Ty. Éditions Recto-Verso
- Kirby, Walter (February 24, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 38. Retrieved May 28, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
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- Guiles, Fred Lawrence (1979). Fred Lawrence Guiles, Tyrone Power: The Last Idol (1979). USA: Doubleday and Company. ISBN 978-0385143837.
- Steinberg, Jay (2012-09-28). "Tyrone Power: A Lot More Than Just a Pretty Face!". Tyrone Power Stage and Theater. Retrieved 2016-01-13 – via Chrome.
- "Tyrone Power: King of the 20th Century Fox/Career/Theatre/Theatre Arts, February 23, 1955 1955". The Dark Is Light Enough. May 1955.
- "Tyrone Power: King of 28th Century Fox/Career/Stage".
Corrigan, Michael, Confessions of a Shanty Irishman. In this hybrid Irish-American memoir, there's an argument between a father and son over who was the best actor, James Dean or Tyrone Power.
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