Cuttings book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/6/3/32
  • Dates of Creation
      17 Jan-31 May 1958
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces: hardback volume and 3 cuttings.

Scope and Content

Untitled volume containing cuttings relating to RD's last film, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, in which he played the Mandarin. Topics covered include: initial announcements of the film and its stars; RD's return to film following a long illness (including interviews); progress with filming; and RD's collapse on set in May and subsequent admission to hospital. Cuttings conclude at the end of May, shortly before RD's death. Includes 3 loose cuttings.