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Gertrude Lawrence

Actor (4-Jul-1898 — 6-Sep-1952)


Richard Stoddard Aldrich. Gertrude Lawrence as Mrs. A: An Intimate Biography of the Great Star. New York: Greystone Press. 1954. 414pp. By her second husband.

Gertrude Lawrence. A Star Danced. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company. 1945. 238pp.

Sheridan Morley. Gertrude Lawrence: A Biography. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1981. 228pp. Later released as A Bright Particular Star.


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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. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.826)

  8. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.278)

  9. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.435-36)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.292)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.314)

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