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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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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