An Actor and His Time by John Gielgud

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Number of Pages240
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ISBN 10014005636X
ISBN 109780140056365

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John Gielgud tells the story of his life in the theatre, from the time of the great actor/managers like Tree and du Maurier and star actresses like Sarah Bernhardt and his own great aunt Ellen Terry, to his famous partnerships with Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson.

With his own unique warmth and humour, he describes the plays he has starred in and directed, the films he has appeared in 3/5(1). Get this from a library. An actor and his time. [John Gielgud] -- "John Gielgud tells the story of his life in the theatre, from the time of the great actor/managers like Tree and du Maurier and star actresses like Sarah Bernhardt and his own great aunt Ellen.

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Revised and updated and published to coincide with his 85th birthday, this autobiography describes a long life in the theatre. Illustrated with photographs, some of which come from Sir John's own collection, the book documents an acclaimed career as well as 60 years of British theatre.

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