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BOOK CHAT

... . PRACTICAL HINTS ON PLAY-WRITING. Miss Afnes Platt's useful little book (Stanley Paul and Co., 3s. 6d. net) certainly bears out the adjective with which its title opens, for it is full of ...

Published: Thursday 29 January 1920
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 628 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS

... IN Name Dropping (Leslie Frewin £3.50) Michael Pertwee has written a thoroughly diverting autobiography, in which very many celebrated names are in fact dropped, but this is justified because ...

Published: Thursday 30 May 1974
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 546 | Page: Page 12 | Tags: book review 

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: Stoppardian insights and non-theatrical Bolt

... Stoppardian insights and non-theatrical Bolt SUSAN O'BRIEN: plays I AM happy to see in Heinemann's (HEB) Contemporary Playwrights Series, a study entitled Tom Stoppard by Ronald Hayman. I admit to bei ...

Published: Thursday 04 August 1977
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 670 | Page: Page 20 | Tags: book review 

BOOK CHAT

... . VAGARIES OF A VAGABOND. There is so much varied matter in this volume of mainly autobiographical reminiscences from the pen of one who deliberately ascribes to himself tho once derogatory t ...

Published: Thursday 10 April 1930
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 709 | Page: Page 26 | Tags: book review 

BOOKS

... possible, briefly to feel some sym pathy for the near demented noble man as he flails the air before the airy nonchalance of the man he believes to have stolen his son Hyde is particularly good ...

Published: Thursday 08 July 1976
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 238 | Page: Page 7 | 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