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Alec Guinness

Taylor, John Russell.

Alec Guinness

a celebration

by Taylor, John Russell.

  • 9 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Pavilion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guinness, Alec, -- 1914-2000,
  • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Russell Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2598.G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14084639M
    ISBN 100907516416

    Kind Hearts and Coronets is a British black comedy film. It features Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson and Alec Guinness; Guinness plays nine characters. The plot is loosely based on the novel Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal () by Roy concerns Louis D'Ascoyne Mazzini, the son of a woman disowned by her aristocratic family for marrying out of her Music by: Ernest Irving.   Directed by Ennio De Concini. With Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Diane Cilento. A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun/10(K).

      With Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell. In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6's echelons/10(K).   Regarding Durwood's story about the kid Alec Guinness made cry --(1) The "kid" was fourteen. (2) He did not watch Star Wars every week. He SAW Star Wars every week. In theaters. He'd seen it a hundred times. (3) He told Sir Alec that he'd do anything he asked. This isn't some little seven-year-old kid who had a toy taken away.

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This biography of Alec Guinness written with the cooperation of his wife, is extremely well researched. Also, the author had unprecedented access to Mr.

Guinness's diaries and personal papers. A must read if you want to know more about the man who played Obi Wan in /5(11). Alec Guinness has Alec Guinness book books on Goodreads with ratings.

Alec Guinness’s most popular book is King Lear. About the Author. Sir Alec Guinness was born in London in and began his professional acting career in His many films include Oliver Twist, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Bridge on the River Kwai (for which he won an Oscar), Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Star by: 1.

Sir Alec Guinness was one of the greatest actors of the twentieth century. With a talent recognised by discerning critics from his very Alec Guinness book appearance on the stage, he gained a world-wide reputation playing roles on the screen such as Fagin in "Oliver Twist" and Sidney Stratton in "The Man in the White Suit."/5.

Alec Guinness book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This celebratory volume is a tribute to Alec Guinness's life, achievements a /5.

Alec's Guinness autobiography is a collection of selected memories and reflections, organised around a chronology. Not a must read, since the author refrains from any consideration or observation that may allow the reader a glimpse of his own by: 6. Alec Guinness, British actor famous for the variety and excellence of his stage and screen characterizations.

Among his notable films are Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Horse’s Mouth, and Star Wars.

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April – 5 August ) was an English an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets (), in which he played nine different characters, The Lavender Hill Mob (), receiving his first Academy Award nomination, and The Ladykillers ().

Sir Alec Guinness died in at the age of eighty-six, grateful to Chesterton's Father Brown, who led him by the hand into the Church, and to a young boy's recovery, which sealed a bargain with God. Rita Reichardt is a mother of five.

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Alec Guinness thought Gutherie was a natural at communicating with the younger generation and in allowing a certain amount of flexibility. Recorded three volumes of readings from his different sets of. Alec Guinness is one of my favorite comedic actors and unfortunately most of the book is about his theater career and his time in the navy.

There is only one chapter about his career in film. I think Ill track down one of his biographies/5. Alec's Guinness autobiography is a collection of selected memories and reflections, organised around a chronology. Not a must read, since the author refrains from any consideration or observation that may allow the reader a glimpse of his own personality/5(33).

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Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Born:   Alec Guinness - 14 works Add another. A commonplace book by Alec Guinness 1 edition - first published in Not in Library.

General, Guinness, Alec, Guinness, Alec, Individual actors & performers, Large type books, Written works: A Positively Final Appearance, My Name Escapes Me. Yet, the diary is about so much more than reflections on death; it is about the full life being lived by a much-beloved actor whose name will long be remembered.

Sir Alec's friend John le Carrehas written a warm foreword that complements the diary nicely. Consider it a coda to Guinness' best-selling autobiography, Blessings in by: 1. The voice in this video was entirely computer-generated using a text-to-speech model trained on the speech patterns of Alec Guinness.

For more information, s. Sir Alec Guinness, who has died a was one of the best known and loved English actors of the 20th century.

He was also a profoundly unostentatious and. Alec Guinness writes to a friend as he begrudgingly prepares to shoot Star Wars from StarWars Guinness sure seems like he was a pleasant fellow.

His Author: JK Schmidt. Alec Guinness inby Allan Warren. Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (–) was an English actor.

After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played nine different characters. He is known for his six collaborations with David.

Obi-Wan Kenobi gave Alec Guinness fame and millions. Yet everything about Star Wars – the dialogue, the cast, the fans – made his heart sink 'Lamentable, mumbo jumbo': did Alec Guinness .Sir Alec Guinness Biography.

Guinness was one of the most formidable and versatile actors of the post-war period. Appearing in roles as diverse as Fagan in Oliver Twist, to the greatest Ealing comedies, and to Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, Alec Guinness was much loved for his commanding performances – rich in diversity and depth of character.