Collection of Research Material on Edith Evans, actress 1910s-1970s

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Collection of Research Material on Edith Evans, actress 1910s-1970s

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Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x00002e Christopher Fry was born on 18 December 1907. He was originally named Arthur Hammond Harris and during his childhood adopted the surname Fry from his maternal grandmother. In his late twenties he became known as Christopher Fry. He went to Bedford Modern School, where he wrote his first play at eleven and his first verse drama at ei...

Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London] and [Kent], to Denys Blakelock, 1960 Mar. 7 and 1962 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870775 Epithet: afterwards Booth , actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0001b7 ...

McBean, Angus, 1904-1990

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Epithet: photographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000254 Angus McBean was born in South Wales in June of 1904 and the family later moved to Scotland. He was a photographer active in London who photographed most of the important stage productions in London, Stratford-on-Avon, Glyndebourne, and Aldeburgh, from the 1930s through the early 1970s. His work has been associated with surrealism. ...

Finch, Peter, 1916-1977

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Actor Peter Finch was born in Britain and came to Australia at the age of nine. He worked at a variety of occupations such as newspaper copy boy, hawker and artist's model before he began his theatrical career in the early years of Australian radio. Before the second world war, he appeared in several Australian films until Lawrence Olivier encouraged him to try the British theatre. He left Australia for London in 1949 where he had many stage and film successes until his death in 1977. ...

Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971

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Hewerdine, Vivien

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Forbes, Bryan., b. 1926

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Bryan Forbes is an English actor, writer and director. He was friends with Edith Evans during the last 12 years of her life, and collected this material whilst conducting research for his biography on her, Ned's Girl . In 1976 he directed her in the musical film The Slipper and the Rose . Born in London in 1899, Edith Mary Evans first appearance on stage was in 1910 in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream . In 1912 she was discovered by the noted producer William Po...

Gielgud, John, 1904-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

Coward, Nöel., 1899-1973

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Poel, William, 1852-1934

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William Poel was an English Shakespearean actor. He was founder and director of the Elizabethan Stage Society. His name was originally spelled William Pole. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1916-1928. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884645 ...

Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0002bc Henrik Ibsen, playwright. W.L. Turner, translator. From the description of Rosmersholm: typescript, 1998. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430738 Playwright. From the description of A doll home : playscript, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454948 Norwegian poet and dramatist. ...

Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987

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Emlyn Williams was an actor, director, novelist, essayist, and playwright best known for NIGHT MUST FALL and THE CORN IS GREEN. Born in 1905 in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, where most of his family and friends mined coal, Emlyn Williams was inspired by a sympathetic teacher to pursue a theatrical and literary career. He acted in many plays and films, and also directed the movie THE LAST DAYS OF DOLWYN (1949) which marked the film debut of his fellow Welshman Richard Burton. From the early 1950s on...