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Stage Death of Chung Ling Soo

... ONE of the most sensational magic acts ever presented on the music hall stage took place at the Wood Green Empire on the evening of March 23, 1918. The great Chinese il ...

Published: Thursday 19 January 1956
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 380 | Page: Page 5 | Tags: book review 

THEATRE BOOKSHELF: A BRITISH BALLERINA

... A BRITISH BALLERINA My Dancing Days. By Phyllis Bedells. (Phoenix House, Ltd. 21s.) Inevitably the years of struggle are the most arresting chapters of any success story. But the pages in which Miss B ...

Published: Thursday 22 April 1954
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 276 | Page: Page 10 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS: SHORTS..

... SHORTS The Facts About a Symphony Orchestra, by John Amis (G. Whizzard/ Andre Deutsch, £2.25). A remarkably high price for a book of 40 pages, even if the pages are large and the photographs by Phi ...

Published: Thursday 07 July 1977
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 585 | Page: Page 30 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS: Blades: a touching professional

... Blades: a touching professional Drum Roll, by James Blades (Faber and Faber, £6.50) Percussionists, it might appear, have always been a race apart, being attracted to music by rhythm rather than melod ...

Published: Thursday 07 July 1977
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 412 | Page: Page 30 | Tags: book review 

Books: Seeking the man behind the Ford myth

... Seeking the man behind the Ford myth John Ford: the Man and his Films, by Tag Gallagher (University of California Press, £29.75) Probably because so many of his films starred John Wayne, John Ford has ...

Published: Thursday 09 July 1987
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 315 | Page: Page 22 | Tags: book review 

Book Review

... The Independent Producer (Film And Television), By Amanda Harcourt, Neil Howlett, Sally Davies and Naomi Moskovic Fa- be r and Faber £7.50). At last--the definitive tome for all those who ...

Published: Thursday 31 July 1986
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 348 | Page: Page 18 | Tags: book review 

Books: Hunger, debt: the growing pains of a child genius

... Hunger, debt: the growing pains of a child genius Demolishing the myth of Mozart Mozart in Wien, by Wolkmar Braunbefareas (Piper Verla, Munich) The miracle that was Mozart has given rise to many legen ...

Published: Thursday 26 March 1987
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 329 | Page: Page 9 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS: Musicals: the hits and misses

... Musicals: the hits and misses The Book of Musicals, by Arthur Jackson (Mitchell Beazley, £7.95) The musical--what a slight, fragile thing it so often is. Looking through the comprehensive list of Amer ...

Published: Thursday 12 January 1978
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 364 | Page: Page 40 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS

... The Actor and His Body Litz Pisk. Foreword by Michael Elliott. (Harva, £4. Paperback £2.50.) THERE ALWAYS have been and are now leading figures in the theatre who court and get no publicity, who ...

Published: Thursday 17 July 1975
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 650 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: book review