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Leo 'Rumpole' McKern : an accidental actor

Author: George Whaley
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This long-awaited biography tells the story of a working-class Sydney boy who left Australian shores in the 1940's and went on to an extraordinary and renowned acting career. In England he become a major Shakespearean actor and made many films. Yet it was the gravelly-voiced, potato-faced Horace Rumpole in the long-running series Rumpole of the Bailey that made him a household name in Britain and Australia. Drawing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leo McKern; Leo McKern
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Whaley
ISBN: 9781921410895 1921410892
OCLC Number: 246908447
Description: 289 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: George Whaley.

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A biography that tells the story of a working-class Sydney boy who left Australian shores in the 1940s and went on to an extraordinary and renowned acting career.  Read more...

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