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The amazing Mr. Noel Coward.

Patrick Braybrooke

The amazing Mr. Noel Coward.

by Patrick Braybrooke

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Coward, Noel, 1899-1973.,
    • Dramatists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1933 ed. published by D. Archer, London.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6005.O85 Z6 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 168 p.
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5420412M
      ISBN 100841432503
      LC Control Number73013664
      OCLC/WorldCa698736

      [*Noël Coward wrote “Blithe Spirit” during the London Blitz in ] When my British Airways guide book was published, I sent a note to the general manager, Mr. Wachtveitl, to give him a “heads-up.” He replied: Ma The 37 Greatest Comebacks In All Of Human History. after being asked if he would attend Mr. Wendell Phillip's funeral, Edna Ferber vs. Noel Coward: Noel Coward: "Edna.

      Early life. Landor was born in Hampstead, London, the daughter of English actor and radio presenter Neil Landor and of an Irish was educated at the Royal Ballet School, Richmond, and at Tolworth Girls' School, in Surrey.A child actress in British films in the late s and early s, she began her career at the age of nine, when she appeared in the Hammer . Sybil Thorndike created the role of Joan in G B Shaw's play Saint was described by the Daily Mail as 'one of the great performances of our time'.. Margaret Kennedy and Basil Dean's play The Constant Nymph had a great success with both Noël Coward and subsequently John Gielgud taking the part of the composer Lewis Dodd.. John Gielgud appeared at .

      Patrick Amazing Mr. Noel : Denis Archer. pp.. Charles ël: Biography of Noel : W. H. Allen. pp. Noel Coward. The English playwright, actor, and composer Noel Coward () was known for his genial urbanity and frequently acerbic wit. Noel Coward was born on Decem , in Teddingham, Middlesex, and studied intermittently at the .


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Noel Coward. [Folcroft, Pa.] Folcroft Library. The Noel Coward song book Hardcover – January 1, by Noel COWARD (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — 5/5(3).

Noël Coward: Autobiography. Consisting of Present Indicative, Future Indefinite and the Uncompleted Past Conditional (Methuen World Classics: The Coward Collection). Best of Noel Coward Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Noel Coward has to be one of the great talents of the twentieth century. I picked this up at a used book store, because I'd heard some of Coward's music, and seen one of his plays, and thought this would be a fun read in between the heavy books I'm reading for my MDiv program/5.

Looking for books by Noël Coward. See all books authored by Noël Coward, including Three Plays: Blithe Spirit, Hay Fever, Private Lives, and The Letters of Noel Coward, and more on First published inPomp and Circumstance, Coward's only novel, was greeted with wide critical acclaim.

'A South Sea Bubble of a book it is, with a Royal Visit expected on the Island of Samolo, and the narrator, a mother of three, dealing with everything from chicken-pox to the amours of a visiting Duchess' (Daily Telegraph); 'If there is anywhere on earth where the old Coward /5(22).

Barry Day gets 5-star kudos for the compilation and commentary -- neither too much nor too little -- of these uproariously witty & wonderful letters from Noel Coward to everyone everywhere -- he knew them all, writers, politicians, royalty, diplomats, theater greats and movie stars, from to /5.

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December – 26 March ) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

Coward attended a dance academy in London as a child, making his professional stage début at the. Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Don't Put your Daughter on the Stage, Mrs Worthington and over more lyrics from Coward's musical masterpieces.

Noël Coward is one of the greatest lyricists of the twentieth century. Songs such as A Room with a View, The Stately Homes of England, Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Mrs Worthington are known, sung and loved the world over/5.

Two of his biographies- The Life and Work of Lord Alfred Douglas () and The Amazing Mr Noel Coward () - were the first to tackle their subjects.

He was a student at King's College, London. During the First World War, he served as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Fusiliers.

He was wounded and gassed, and invalided out of the army in April   If you can stomach the gushy style that matched the greasy slick-backed oily hair and stuffed-shirt style of Noel Coward then this book is worth reading*. Among the "luvvy" verbiage there are many parts that are funny, interesting and show how prolific, hard working and well connected on both sides of the Atlantic Coward was/5(39).

Now, Coward’s letters and Day’s excellent commentary have pulled a fair amount of the covert nitty-gritty out of the archival murk.

Coward’s spycraft had a Scarlet Pimpernel : Stephen Koch. Noël Coward has books on Goodreads with ratings. Noël Coward’s most popular book is Blithe Spirit. The Noël Coward Reader offers a wonderfully wide-ranging selection—the first of its kind—of the best of the Master’s oeuvre, entertainingly annotated and abundantly illustrated, and including material that has never before been published.

Here are scenes from Coward’s famous plays, from Private Lives to Blithe Spirit, and his screenplays, from Brief Encounter to Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Noel Coward, English playwright, actor, and composer best known for highly polished comedies of manners.

Among his notable plays were Bitter Sweet, Private Lies, Tonight at Eight-thirty, Present Laughter, and Blithe Spirit. Learn more about Coward’s life and career in this article. The Marquise is a romantic comedy play by Noël Coward, written as a vehicle for Marie Tempest, who starred in the original production in later players of the central role have been Lilian Gish, Celia Johnson, Moira Lister, Diana Rigg and Kate O'Mara.

The play is set in 18th-century France and depicts the complications arising from the romantic affairs of two. out of 5 stars Noel Coward's short stories really are brilliant. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Janu Verified Purchase. I'd never before read the one about the woman flying (to Jamaica) for the first time, in the 50s when it took hours and involved many changes of plane.

Everyone she meets, before and during the flight 5/5(1). The Amazing Mr. Noel Coward (), by Peter Braybrooke, written soon after Private Lives appeared, is an enthusiastic celebration of Coward' s talents.

While far from objective, it vividly reflects the towering stature Coward attained in the. Day, Barry: NOEL COWARD, A LIFE IN QUOTES Metro, Engright, Dominique WICKED WIT OF NOEL COWARD (to be published) BOOKS ABOUT NOEL COWARD Braybrooke, Patrick: THE AMAZING MR NOEL COWARD Denis Archer, Graecen, Robert: THE ART OF NOEL COWARD Hand & Flower Press, Coward wrote the book, music and lyrics (including Twentieth Century Blues), and directed Cavalcade which was also produced this year at Drury Lane in the West End.

Coward met Graham Payn at audition for Words and Music. Patrick Braybrook wrote The Amazing Mr. Noël Coward.Cole Lesley, Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley. Noel Coward and His Friends. New York: Morrow, ISBN Patrick Braybrook. The Amazing Mr. Coward. London.