Dame Sybil Thorndike


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English actress (1882-1976)

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THE DAME GAME Playing Dame Sybil Thorndike in A Week With Marilyn movie JAMES BONDING: With M star Dame Judi
We go on to encounter James Lees-Milne in the leafy estate office, catch glimpses of Dame Sybil Thorndike rehearsing and even visit the attics where we, as blanketcarrying schoolchildren, will sleep.
While fellow cast members including Dame Sybil Thorndike looked on, the director and his leading lady clashed, and Clark, just 23 at the time and fresh out of Oxford, became a go-between, winning the trust of the emotionally fragile starlet.
While fellow cast including Dame Sybil Thorndike looked on, the director and his leading lady clashed, and Clark, 23 and fresh out of Oxford, became a go-between, winning the trust of the emotionally fragile starlet.
Un o'r rhai a oedd yn y gynulleidfa'r noson honno oedd yr actores enwog Dame Sybil Thorndike a nododd: "It is one of the most wonderful things, if not the most wonderful thing, I have ever seen in my life.
She won a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she became best friends with Alfred Hitchcock's daughter Pat and won the Dame Sybil Thorndike award for her performance as Portia in the Merchant of Venice.
In the early 1900s electricity was installed, and the venue attracted new stars such as Ivor Novello and Dame Sybil Thorndike, but by the 1920s owner Moss Empires decided the building was not big or grand enough and it was demolished.
To name a few, Dame Edith Evans, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Dame Wendy Hiller, Dame Joan Plowright, Dame Thora Hird, Dame Julie Andrews and Dame Elizabeth Taylor.
Think of Coco Chanel, the Parisian dress designer who made a triumphant comeback at the age of 71, actress Dame Sybil Thorndike who published a book at ninety, and author Mary Wesley, whose first book was published when she was seventy, and Marian Hart who flew the Atlantic solo at the age of eighty-four.
She stayed two years in the play, which also starred grande dame Sybil Thorndike.
During her 51 years at the Playhouse, Maud had seen it all, including performances by Mrs Patrick Campbell, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Noel Coward, Rex Harrison, Michael Redgrave, Robert Donat and Rachael Lawrence.