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Richard Burton

Actor (10-Nov-1925 — 5-Aug-1984)


Melvyn Bragg. Rich: The Life of Richard Burton. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1988. 533pp.

Philip Burton. Richard & Philip: The Burtons. London: Peter Owen. 1992.

Richard Burton. Meeting Mrs. Jenkins.. New York: Morrow. 1964. 24pp.

Richard Burton. The Richard Burton Diaries. Yale University Press. 2012. 693pp.

John Cottrell; Fergus Cashin. Richard Burton: Very Close Up. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1971. 385pp.

Lester David; Jhan Robbins. Richard & Elizabeth. Arthur Barker, Ltd.. 1977. 242pp.

Paul Ferris. Richard Burton: An Arm's Length Biography. New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan. 1981. 328pp.

Graham Jenkins; with Barry Turner. Richard Burton, My Brother. New York: Harper & Row. 1988. 248pp.

Michael Munn. Richard Burton: Prince of Players. JR Books. 2008. 260pp.

Richard L. Sterne. John Gielgud Directs Richard Burton in Hamlet: A Journal of Rehearsals. New York: Random House. 1967. 299pp.

Tyrone Steverson. Richard Burton: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 336pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.109)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.204)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.235)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.82)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.72)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.49)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.88)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.65)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.122)

  16. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.78)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.80)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  19. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.95)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.311)

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