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The house of Barrymore

by Margot Peters

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Barrymore family,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-614) and index.

      StatementMargot Peters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2285 .P48 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 641 p., [48] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages641
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2217968M
      ISBN 100394553217
      LC Control Number89043451

      Directed by D.W. Griffith. With Lionel Barrymore, Claire McDowell, Charles Hill Mailes, Lillian Gish. A potentially violent patient in an insane asylum is calmed when he hears a nurse playing the piano. But shortly afterwards he breaks free, eludes his pursuers, and acquires a gun. He soon comes to a house where a young wife is home alone, and there is a tense confrontation. This book took twenty years to compile. It was written with the help of John Drew Barrymore (), therefore had a wealth of personal family artifacts and stories from which to draw. The family lineage(s) are very complicated and not easy to decipher in detail but the book is enjoyable because it did not get bogged down and there's a good /5(2).

        In , Vidor sold the property to actor John Barrymore, the grandfather of Drew Barrymore and the star of films including ’s "Grand Hotel," "20th . Free 2-day shipping. Buy The House of Barrymore at

        Barrymore lived in the house until he died in , but it still has plenty of Old Hollywood glamour. It's not clear from the listing how much from Barrymore's time remains, but we're guessing. House of Barrymore Paperback – Nov 1 by Margot Peters (Author) out of 5 stars 19 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" CDN$ Reviews:


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To tell the lives of Ethel,John and Lionel Barrymore would each fill a book of pages to try and put three lives into one book is an almost impossible what the author has done is to basically ignore all but a few films that the trio made before After she has The house of Barrymore book problem as Lionel concentrated on films,John only made sporadic stage appearances and Ethel was unemployed /5(20).

The House of Barrymore book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In a riveting group biography full of legends and anecdotes, /5. The House of Barrymore Margot Peters (Author), Nadia May (Narrator), To tell the lives of Ethel,John and Lionel Barrymore would each fill a book of pages to try and put three lives into one book is an almost impossible what the author has done is to basically ignore all but a few films that the trio made before /5(20).

The Barrymores were the first great actors of the American stage to become great stars of the American movies. Wahtever John, Ethel, and Lionel Barrymore did, they did on the grand scale, and Margot Peters richly depicts their magnificent careers from the great Shakespearean roles to contemporary hits on stage and screen to their tumultuous private lives.

97 photographs. This epic family biography begins in the s with Louisa Drew, the greatest comedienne of her time, mother of the brilliant Georgiana Drew Barrymore and mother-in-law of the vaudeville star and matinee idol Maurice Barrymore. But it is the children of Georgie and Maurice who are the heart of the book: Ethel, Lionel, and John, the most extraordinary members of an extraordinary family.

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In this lengthy biography of the Barrymore dynasty, the spotlight, as in life, shines brightest on Lionel (), Ethel () and John (). Greatly gifted, the three stars of stage. The House of Barrymore This fine book redresses some of this, but cannot touch the essence of their art.

Louisa Lane Drew was one of the greatest talents our country ever produced, her accomplishments are legendary. Thus it is fitting that the author examines her too. I might have titled the book, Louisa Lane Drew and the Three Barrymores.

Print book: Biography: English: 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats Summary: In a riveting group biography full of legends and anecdotes, Peters illuminates the full, independent, and often tragic lives of the Barrymores--the first great actors of the American stage to become stars of American film.

Part of the Barrymore House by skipoc. The House of Barrymore is an interesting read and brings to light many unknown details of the Barrymores, America's First Family of actors. The emphasis however is on John and Ethel while Lionel gets short shrift/5(2).

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Patrick Campbell, and Bernard Shaw. When the mercurial, eccentric stage-charmer Maurice Barrymore (born Herbert Blyth in England) married Georgie Drew of a leading American acting family the triumphant pair produced Lionel, Ethel, and Jack Barrymore, with Jack siring Diana and.

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Including beautiful portraits from John and Dolores's honeymoon, film stills, and dozens of other rare photographs, this collection is the first to fully present the glamour and.