Sir Gerald Herbert Edward Busson Du Maurier

Standard Name: Du Maurier, Sir Gerald Herbert Edward Busson

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Viola Tree
Throughout her life, VT took direction from her father, the actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree , who had abandoned his job in the family corn-trading business to pursue a career on stage, and had changed...
Family and Intimate relationships Sir J. M. Barrie
Without children of his own, Barrie had a habit of monopolising the children of friends, for whom he invented elaborate games. Among children so situated were Bevil Quiller-Couch (who was later the fiancé of the...
Family and Intimate relationships Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's father, Gerald du Maurier , was an actor who became a successful actor-manager. The du Mauriers had an unspoken arrangement in their marriage: though Gerald was completely devoted to Muriel and the family...
Friends, Associates Viola Tree
By mid-1917, VT had met the actor-manager Gerald du Maurier , who became an important figure in her life, especially after the blow of her father's death in July that year. Once she had to...
Performance of text May Edginton
The cast included Sir Gerald Du Maurier , Dame Lilian Braithwaite , Gilbert Hare , Nina Boucicault , and Franklin Dyall . The production ran for 227 performances.
“Miss May Edginton”. Times, p. 16.
Performance of text Viola Tree
The Dancers, a play written collaboratively by VT (as Hubert Parsons) and actor-manager Gerald du Maurier , opened at Wyndham's Theatre , starring Tallulah Bankhead in her London debut.
Fielding, Daphne. The Rainbow Picnic. Eyre Methuen, 1974.
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Author summary Viola Tree
Best known for her acting career, which began in the early years of the twentieth century and ended in the thirties, VT was also an opera singer and a theatre manager. She published an autobiography...
Textual Production Daphne Du Maurier
DDM published the biography of her father , Gerald: A Portrait.
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus, 1993.
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Textual Production Daphne Du Maurier
DDM followed her life of her father with a family biography, The du Mauriers.
Kelly, Richard. Daphne du Maurier. Twayne, 1987.
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TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1828 (13 February 1937): 107

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