November 19, 2020: You know how I’ve always meant to but haven’t (yet) written a book about golden-age Hollywood character actors? Well, I’ve done the next best thing: I’ve written about someone else’s book about golden-age Hollywood character actors. My review of David Lazar’s Celeste Holm Syndrome: On Character Actors from Hollywood’s Golden Age is out today in Bright Lights Film Journal (see here). Yes, Richard Deacon is in it. Guess how big a part he has?