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The Other Side of the Moon : The Life of of David Niven

Morley, Sheridan

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ISBN 10: 0060154705 / ISBN 13: 9780060154707
Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st US Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by author on bookplate on front end page: "For Dan: Best Wishes and many thanks, Sheridan Morley" (hand addressed return envelope from Morley also enclosed). $18.95 price on DJ flap. Bookseller Inventory # 006276

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Title: The Other Side of the Moon : The Life of of ...

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Profiles the great British expatriate who ruled the movie studios of Hollywood from 1920 to 1960, drawing on in-depth interviews with relatives and friends including Cary Grant, Lauren Bacall, Blake Edwards, and Claudette Colbert

About the Author:

Sheridan Morley (1941-2007) was the third generation of a celebrated theatrical family. His father was Robert Morley, the character actor, and his grandmother was Gladys Cooper, in her youth one of the great beauties of her day and a much sought-after actor in Britain and Hollywood. Sheridan was also a cousin of the actress and presenter Joanna Lumley and brother-in-law of the actor Robert Hardy.

Morley joined The Times as deputy features editor in 1973, and then Punch in 1975 as drama critic and arts editor, remaining with the magazine until 1989. In the late 1980s, he became a regular arts diarist for The Times and was its TV critic from 1989 to 1990. He worked as drama critic for the Spectator from 1990 to 2001, and after a short period at the New Statesman, he joined the Daily Express in 2004.

He married his first wife, Margaret Gudejko, in 1965, and they had three children together. He married his second wife, Ruth Leon, in 1995.

He authored a number of books including A Talent to Amuse: A Life of Noel Coward (1969); Gladys Cooper (1979); The Hollywood Raj (1983), The Other Side of the Moon: The Life of David Niven (1985), Odd Man Out: James Mason (1989) and Robert: My Father (1993). These are now all republished by Dean Street Press.

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