Cuttings book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/6/3/45
  • Dates of Creation
      30 Oct 1949-18 Dec 1952
  • Physical Description
      Hardback volume.

Scope and Content

Labelled "R.D. General - II" and containing general cuttings as in FRD1/6/3/44. Topics covered include: RD's radio broadcasts; rumours of possible film roles; The Winslow Boy; a visit by RD to his family in Connecticut in 1949; The Cure for Love; The Count of Monte Cristo; the Irene Vanbrugh Memorial Matinée in November 1950; the re-opening of the Old Vic in Waterloo Road, London in 1950; the death of James Bridie in January 1951; 'The Donat Story' serialised in Picturegoer (1951); The Ghost Goes West; the death of William Armstrong in October 1952; and RD's agreement to speak the commentary for the Coronation in 1953.