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The wit of Noël Coward

Noel Coward

The wit of Noël Coward

by Noel Coward

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Published by Frewin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Quotations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Dick Richards.
    ContributionsRichards, Dick, comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.O85 W57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5677001M
    ISBN 10009089040X
    LC Control Number68141392
    OCLC/WorldCa468260

    Noël Coward. Sir Noël Peirce Coward was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. Among his achievements, he received an Academy Certificate of Merit at the Academy Awards for "outstanding production achievement for In Which We Serve.".4/5. I was surprised to receive this book as a gift -- why would I want to read the fatuities of a bygone wit? -- and began it with a sigh. But after the first chapter I was hooked, then entertained, then admiring and enthralled at the resilient, insightful, delightful and life-affirming personality of Noel by: 6.

    A jaunty celebration of Noël Coward’s wit Originally published J at am Updated J at am Mark Anders in “A Marvelous Party: The Noel Coward Celebration” at. Design for Living is a American pre-Code comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins. Based on the premise of the play Design for Living by Noël Coward, with a screenplay by Ben Hecht, the film is about a woman who cannot decide between Based on: Design for Living, by Noël Coward.

    The Noel Coward Song Book Hardcover – 1 Jan. The songs are very interesting, from war wit to the very demure "Parisien Pierrot". I think it should be a great suggestion for someone studying American Music Theatre, even though it is British in flavor.5/5(4). Pianist and entertainer, Peter Gill presents a tribute to the wit and song-writing skill of Noel Coward, who said of himself I am an enormously talented man and there is no point in denying it. Born in , Coward was an actor, writer, composer, director, producer, and in later life painter– and he excelled at them all.


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With his trademark wit, Coward delivers anecdotes about his travels in South America, Hollywood encounters with an array of contemporary stars and directors, and his later theatrical successes, including the Broadway triumph of Design For Living.

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Coward made himself into an actor and playwright who literally and figuratively defined the English, while twitting them, for much of the first half of this century; collecting bon mots in. This one-volume edition contains the complete collection of Coward's twenty short stories, spanning fifty years of his working life.

Written with Coward's inimitable poise and wit, the stories variously describe back-stage intrigues, Hollywood champagne breakfasts, suburban romances and gossip round the captain's table/5. Blithe Spirit is a comic play by Noël play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, Cited by: 1.

The Quotable Noel Coward download book. The Quotable Noël Coward. by Sheridan Morley. The Sayings of Noël Coward. by Philip Hoare. The Wicked Wit of Noël Coward. by Dominique Engright. Morley, Sheridan: THE QUOTABLE NOEL COWARD Running Press, Day, Barry: NOEL COWARD, A LIFE IN QUOTES Metro, Noel Coward Journey, Acting, Literature Quoted in Dick Richards, The Wit of Noel Coward ().

According to Richards, Coward said this during the run of his play Nude with Violin (. Best of Noel Coward. Score. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Noel Coward, English playwright, actor, and composer best known for highly polished comedies of manners. Among his notable plays were Bitter Sweet, Private Lies, Tonight at Eight-thirty, Present Laughter, and Blithe Spirit.

Learn more about Coward’s life and career in this article. The letters of Noel Coward are a positively, fabulous journey regarding the greatest theater legend of the 20th century. Mostly known for his plays, Coward was equally deft as an enchanting composer/lyricist.

During the read, I not only listened to his songs, but also viewed his films, "Brief Encounter," "In Which We Serve" and "The Italian Job."/5.

Over the course of forty years, South-African-born actor Graham Payn shared the life, love, companionship, and generous wit of that "playboy of the West End world," Noel Coward. This book is a loving and often frank tribute to this great man, who made so many people laugh for so many years, and who, in life as well as on stage, was the very epitome of the word "style"/5(8).

Over the course of forty years, South-African-born actor Graham Payn shared the life, love, companionship, and generous wit of that "playboy of the West End world," Noel Coward.

This book is a loving and often frank tribute to this great man, who made so many people laugh for so many years, and who, in life as well as on stage, was the very epitome of the word "style".Cited by: 4. Books of Noël Coward Quotations. Noël Coward in his Own Words. by Barry Day. Noël Coward, a Life in Quotes.

by Barry Day. The Quotable Noël Coward. by Sheridan Morley. The Sayings of Noël Coward. by Philip Hoare. The Wicked Wit of Noël Coward. by Dominique Engright. The Wit of Noël Coward. by Richard Dicks. Noel Coward Book Lists Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December – 26 March ) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a.

Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade. Noel Coward. See all books authored by Noël Coward, including Three Plays: Blithe Spirit, Hay Fever, Private Lives, and The Letters of Noel Coward, and more on Skip to content Search.

To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker, Noël Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance. His biographer, Philip Hoare, given unprecedented access to the private papers and correspondence of Coward family members, compatriots, and numerous lovers, has produced the definitive biography of one of the.

Bitter Sweet is an operetta in three acts, with book, music and lyrics by Noël Coward. The story, set in 19th century and early 20th century England and Austria-Hungary, centres on a young woman's elopement with her music teacher.

Design for Living is a comedy play written by Noël Coward in It concerns a trio of artistic characters, Gilda, Otto and Leo, and their complicated three-way relationship. Originally written to star Lynn Fontanne, Alfred Lunt and Coward, it was premiered on Broadway, partly because its risqué subject matter was thought unacceptable to the official censor in London.‘The wit and wisdom of Noël Coward's lyrics will be as lively and contemporary in years' time as they are today.’ - Tim Rice ‘He can get into two or three words, just dripped out, such a witty comment on the situation.

He doesn't waste words.’.Noël Coward has books on Goodreads with ratings. Noël Coward’s most popular book is Blithe Spirit.