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Sir John Gielgud

a life in letters

by John Gielgud

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Published by Arcade Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904- -- Correspondence.,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and introduced by Richard Mangan.
      GenreCorrespondence.
      ContributionsMangan, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.G45 A4 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination564 p. :
      Number of Pages564
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3679335M
      ISBN 101559707291
      LC Control Number2003021347

      The dramatic, drama-related shock came out of the blue via email. I didn't know how to deal with it. My play Plague over England, in which John Gielgud is depicted as a prime victim of that gay.   Sir John Gielgud's career as an actor was perhaps the most distinguished of any of his generation, and, in a lifetime that spanned almost a century, he appeared in hundreds of theatrical productions and films, receiving virtually every honor given, including an Academy , in this wonderfully insightful biography, fully authorized and written with first-ever access to Gielgud's Reviews: 1.

        According to the more than pages of text and notes in Jonathan Croall’s “John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star,” disdain for one’s craft never occurred to the great British actor. Sir John Gielgud Item Preview remove-circle Gielgud, John, Sir, -- Correspondence., Actors -- Great Britain -- Correspondence. Publisher Arcade Pub. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

        The private terrors experienced by the late Sir John Gielgud before homosexuality was decriminalised are laid bare in intimate letters to a long-standing lover that are made public here for the. SIR JOHN GIELGUD: A Life in Letters John Gielgud, Author. Arcade $30 (p) ISBN The book's publication date coincides with the centenary of Gielgud's birth.


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