Gertrude Lawrence

Standard Name: Lawrence, Gertrude

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Daphne Du Maurier
DDM wrote a play about her relationship with Ellen, September Tide, which disguised the lesbian nature of that relationship. In it Gertrude Lawrence (a performer celebrated for acting in Noël Coward 's plays) took...
Fictionalization Anna Leonowens
The story of AL 's life in Siam was romanticized in 1944 by Margaret Landon in Anna and the King of Siam. This in turn spawned the Rodgers and Hammerstein Tony-winning musical The King...
Textual Features Daphne Du Maurier
The apple tree in the title story (in England) becomes identified in the mind of its owner with his wife, plaintive and oppressed in life, who is now dead. He comes to hate the tree...
Textual Production Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's playSeptember Tide began rehearsals with Gertrude Lawrence in the title role as Stella.
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus, 1993.
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