"What are you gonna do, kill me?" says John Garfield, as boxer Charlie Davis, to the mobster for whom he refuses to throw a fight. "Everybody dies!" The line is typical Garfield: defiant, but with an underlying sense of his own mortality. It's from the classic boxing drama Body and Soul (1947) – a highlight of the Film Society of Lincoln Center's series, “Running All The Way: The Films of John Garfield,” which runs for three weeks starting August 9. This retrospective is long overdue for an actor who despite a substantial body of work – more than 30 films, some legitimate classics – has never quite earned the iconic status of some of his contemporaries in the decades since his untimely death. Read more [...]