Stanley Holloway Archive 1890-1994

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Stanley Holloway Archive 1890-1994

5 archive boxes and 2 Conservation boxes for scrapbooks

eng,

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Holloway, Stanley

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Stanley Holloway (1890-1982) made over 50 films, but he loved performing in the theatre and the comic monologues, for which he was so well known, were first introduced into a Co-Optimists' stage show in 1929. He began his career working in concert parties where he was spotted by Leslie Henson who organised Holloway's first west-end appearance in a Co-Optimists' show. His most notable post-war parts were as the first gravedigger in Olivier's Hamlet film; on stage as Bottom in the Old Vic producti...