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Both sides of the mask: the world of Muriel Alexander

by Sowden, Lewis

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(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1964). Pictorial dustwrapper, slightly frayed, pp. (vii) + 179. Text edges slightly foxed. Edition limited to 1000 copies; this copy un-numbered. '... based on the life of Muriel Alexander, one of the few actresses to have a theatre named after her. her story will be of interest to many people, outlined as it is against the bizarre years of the early 1900's, continuing right up to modern times. We meet famous people who crossed her path such as Tree, Ellen Terry, Bernard Shaw, Pinero and many South Africans who have achieved fame. The book ranges from London to the Cape, from Druban to the Zambesi, and whilst mainly describing the theatre in Southern Africa, ...' .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3116
  • Title: Both sides of the mask: the world of Muriel Alexander
  • Author: Sowden, Lewis
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: (Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1964)
  • Keywords: South Africa. Theatre. Drama. Performing arts. Muriel Alexander. Theatre
  • Bookseller catalogs: Theatre;


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