Pocket diary

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      GB 58 Add MS 89015/1/1/25
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000038377.0x000001
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      1 volume

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Dark green bound Asprey's diary. Telephone numbers and financial notes in back pages.

Alec Guinness travelled to India for the shooting of A Passage to India and between 23rd January – 7th April visited Delhi, Agra, Bangalore and Sprinagar.

Peter Bull, a friend from the Navy, died on 21st May.

Merchant of Venice rehearsals started in Chichester on 4th June until 8th July. Previews and then performances took place between 9th July – 21st September.

Guinness took a holiday to Dublin and Cashel Bay between 3rd October – 11th October. Later in October he visited New York. He returned to New York between 11th December – 18th December for the opening night of Passage to India.

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