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Coral Browne

"this effing lady" : a biography

by Rose Collis

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oberon Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Browne, Coral, -- 1913-1991.,
  • Actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Actresses -- Australia -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-307) and index.

    Statementby Rose Collis.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN72598.B728 C65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22768911M
    ISBN 101840027649
    ISBN 109781840027648
    OCLC/WorldCa156891347


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Coral Edith Browne (23 July – 29 May ) was an Australian-American stage and screen actress. Her extensive theatre credits included Broadway productions of Macbeth (), The Rehearsal () and The Right Honourable Gentleman (). She won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for the BBC TV film An Englishman Abroad ().

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Photographic portrait of Coral Browne by Cecil Beaton, mid 20th century. Browne is posed in profile wearing a light-coloured dress in the style of the mid 19th century with black lace at the neckline and front.

She is holding a book. Place of Origin. Great Britain (photographed) Date. mid 20th century (photographed) Artist/maker.

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