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Original Recording of Actor - Director Joseph Chaikin Reading Poetry


Published by N.p. (circa 1980s), 1980
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Original audio cassette recording of Joseph Chaikin reading a wide range of poetry from Oedipus Rex to Ted Hughes. Intended for use on the radio. Enclosed in a cassette case. From the library of Leueen MacGrath (1914-1992). MacGrath was a playwright and scriptwriter and film and theatre actress. She was married to the British film director Desmond Davis and subsequently the American writer George S Kaufman. She was married to Kaufman for 8 years from 1949 during which time she collaborated with him on various plays and scripts including the 'book' for Cole Porter's 'Silk Stockings' and "Fancy Meeting You Again'. MacGrath appeared in productions produced by Joseph Chaikin. Her career was launched in 1936 with an enchanting performance in Terrence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" and she appeared with Alec Guinness in John Mortimer's autobiographical play "A Voyage Round My Father.". Bookseller Inventory # 13489J

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Title: Original Recording of Actor - Director ...

Publisher: N.p. (circa 1980s)

Publication Date: 1980

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