Elisabeth Bergner

Standard Name: Bergner, Elisabeth


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Intertextuality and Influence Sir J. M. Barrie
Until now Barrie had launched no new plays since Mary Rose, nearly seventeen years before. This one was said to have been suggested to him by the actress Elisabeth Bergner (a refugee from Austria)...
Performance of text Margaret Kennedy
Kennedy co-wrote this play with producer Basil Dean . Opening night in London was a smashing success and a production in New York followed shortly afterwards, to similar acclaim.
Powell, Violet. The Constant Novelist. W. Heinemann.
The star-studded cast included Noël Coward
Performance of text Margaret Kennedy
The play premiered at Manchester with Elisabeth Bergner in the role of Gemma Jones, the female counterpart to Caryl's manipulative brother, Sebastian. Bergner held onto the role for the play's London opening at the Apollo Theatre
Textual Production Margaret Kennedy
In the years between the 1926 staging of The Constant Nymph and the appearance of Escape Me Never!, MK co-wrote with Basil Dean the play Come With Me (1934), and adapted Charles Dickens 's...


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