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John Gielgud : matinee idol to movie star

Author: Jonathan Croall
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic & Professional [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Gielgud's long and distinguished career in the theatre forever changed our interpretation of the classical repertoire, and marked him out as one of the finest and most influential actors of all time. This authoritative and comprehensive biography is the definitive account of his life and glittering stage career on both sides of the Atlantic: in Shakespeare and other classics; in plays by contemporary dramatists  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: John Gielgud; John Gielgud; John Gielgud; John Gielgud; John Gielgud
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Croall
ISBN: 9781408131060 1408131064
OCLC Number: 666235139
Description: xv, 720 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Croall.
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The definitive life of arguably the greatest classical actor of the twentieth century, Croall's brilliantly written and exhaustively researched biography of Gielgud provides a captivating account of  Read more...

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His public loved him, and so does the author of this thoroughly readable biography. New Statesman. May 23, 2011 John Gielgud's life makes such a good story...the book is a significant reminder of a Read more...

 
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