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Tallulah Times Three

She came from a prominent alabama political family-her grandfather and uncle were U.S. Senators; her father, William Brockman Bankhead, served as Speaker of...

Theater: Tallulah Times Three

She came from a prominent Alabama political family--her grandfather and uncle were U.S. Senators; her father, William Brockman Bankhead, served as Speaker of the...

Essay: A Dying Art: The Classy Exit Line

There was a time when the deathbed was a kind of proscenium, from which the personage could issue one last dramatic utterance, full of the compacted significance...

People 1982: A History of This Section

The first issue of TIME included a section that was called Imaginary Interviews, in which celebrities of the day, like Margot Asquith or Princess Yolanda of...

Theater: Rain

Rain, the tale of a conflict between a chippy and the Church on a South Sea island, was the dramatic success of 1922. Its profanity, its treatment of the...

MANNERS & MORALS: Trial by Stage Whisper

MANNERS & MORALS When the producer of Skin Of Our Teeth was hesitant, back in 1942, about enlarging the stage of Manhattan's Plymouth Theater for Actress...

SEQUEL: Tallulah's Triumph

U.S. sensation-seekers and eyebrow-lifters were tantalized almost beyond endurance three weeks ago, when Tallulah Bankhead's grey-haired, 59-year-old ex-maid,...

RELIEF: Theatre Lobby

The new WPA appropriation bill, as sent up by the House to the Senate last fortnight (TIME, June 26), discontinued work relief for employes in the Federal...

People, Aug. 22, 1960

The true Manhattan snob boasts that he never goes to the pier-fringed West Side except when sailing to Europe. In that spirit, Actress Tallulah Bankhead last...

Broadway: Angels' Racing Form

To theatergoers, Tallulah Bankhead is a magical marquee name, and Roger Stevens the highly regarded producer of West Side Story. But to Broadway's form sheet...

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