She had a remarkably catholic talent for friendship. During her student days she became a friend of Philip Larkin
and Kingsley Amis
. Her correspondents at this and later periods of her life included her...
Daphne Du Maurier
The Scapegoat was made into a film adapted by Gore Vidal
, financed in part by Alec Guinness
, directed by Robert Hamer
, starring Guinness and Bette Davis
. It was critically...
The film The Bridge on the River Kwai, starring Alec Guinness
, directed by David Lean
, and dealing with British prisoners of war in Asia, was released.