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Books: Royal Family

THE HOUSE OF BARRYMORE by Margot Peters Knopf; 596 pages; $29.95 In 1890 a 10-year-old reminded her brothers, "It's about time we were doing something in the...

Theater: Divine Right

THE WEST SIDE WALTZ by Ernest Thompson Katharine Hepburn is one of the few actresses in America who seem born to the blood royal. When she steps on a stage, she...

THE STAGE: That's All There Is . . .

The leading lady was almost dumb with stage fright. On opening night in Philadelphia, her lines faded into half-heard whispers, and the audience squirmed with...

Milestones, Jun. 6, 1977

Separated. Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 57, Prime Minister of Canada; and Margaret Sinclair Trudeau, 28, his independent wife who has recently started a career in...

Unlucky Strike

Who shot the arrow that killed the cock-robin strike of Actors' Equity in Hollywood? "I" admits Actress Ethel Barrymore. "Ethel Barrymore!" cries President...

The Theater: David Mamet's Bond of Futility

AMERICAN BUFFALO by DAVID MAMET Even before the action starts at Manhattan's Ethel Barrymore Theater, Santo Loquasto's setting begins to tell the story. It...

The New Pictures, Nov. 20, 1944

None But the Lonely Heart (RKO-Radio), a story about the bewilderment, hope and sorrow of people in the slums of London's 1930s, is in many respects a most...

Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Dec. 31, 1928

The Kingdom of God. "Mr. Heywood Broun . . . observed of the performance . . . that I had given the impression, in the most poignant moment of the drama, of a...

People, Dec. 2, 1957

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: A glittering delegation from the baseball and entertainment worlds affectionately paid homage on NBC-TV...

The New Pictures, Feb. 4, 1946

The Spiral Staircase (RKO-Radio), a murder mystery, knowingly paced by Director Robert Siodmak and shrewdly acted by an expert cast, including Ethel Barrymore,...

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