from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Clift, Montgomery 1920-1966. American actor known for his performances in Red River (1948), From Here to Eternity (1953), and Judgment at Nuremberg (1961).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cliff.
- n. A cleft of crack; a narrow opening.
- n. The fork of the legs; the crotch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variant of cleft.
- To split.
- n. A cliff.
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So hard, so dangerous, that it's impolitic for Kerry to say it, but if Clift is writing it, you know millions of folks are thinking it.
The Clift was a particularly appropriate venue because it's a member of the Morgans Hotel Group, which is deploying Google Apps to its 1,750 employees.
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The big lift Montgomery Clift vintage movie poster
Actually Pattinson is more of a combination of Montgomery Clift and James Dean.
Though the original Broadway production which starred Tallulah Bankhead and Montgomery Clift was a hit, subsequent revivals have been rare, and the past two New York revivals, in 1986 and 1998, received mixed notices.
Bosworth argues convincingly that it was Clift, even more than Marlon Brando, who personified the postwar leading man: anxious, vulnerable, dislocated.
Like Charlie Parker, Montgomery Clift, Judy Garland and Lenny Bruce before him, his brilliance as an artist would be overshadowed by severe, psychological torment and an unexplainable desire for self-destruction.
We ended the night in our beautiful hotel, the Clift, sitting in the stark lobby and flirting with everyone that passed through.
Two years later, Borgnine landed the role of a lifetime in From Here to Eternity, opposite A-list actors Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, and Burt Lancaster.