Curtain Going Up!: The Story of Katharine Cornell [NOOK Book]

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Curtain Going Up! is the engaging novelization of Katharine Cornell’s life up to the book’s writing in 1943. The First Lady of the Theatre, as Cornell was known, entertained countless audiences on Broadway and on tour. With her husband, Guthrie McClintic, she produced and starred in many renowned performances, such as Candida and The Barretts of Wimpole Street, and gave endlessly to both audiences and the acting community.

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Curtain Going Up!: The Story of Katharine Cornell

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Overview

Curtain Going Up! is the engaging novelization of Katharine Cornell’s life up to the book’s writing in 1943. The First Lady of the Theatre, as Cornell was known, entertained countless audiences on Broadway and on tour. With her husband, Guthrie McClintic, she produced and starred in many renowned performances, such as Candida and The Barretts of Wimpole Street, and gave endlessly to both audiences and the acting community.

The fascinating story of one of the most influential figures in 20th century theater is available for the first as an e-book.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148794011
  • Publisher: the Gladys Malvern estate
  • Publication date: 7/19/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Gladys Malvern was the author of over 40 books, including many popular historical novels for young adults. Many of her works focus on entertainers, having had a successful career in theater, herself. She began acting at age 3 and performed on Broadway in 1908, at age 11, in a production of The Man Who Stood Still. She toured as an actress and vaudeville performer extensively into her early 20s, when she began a career writing copy at a Los Angeles based advertising agency. After over a decade in advertising, and with growing confidence in her ability to write and sell books, she dedicated herself to a new career as an author. She won the Julia Ellsworth Ford Foundation Award for Valiant Minstrel in 1943 and, in 1958, Behold Your Queen! was a main selection of the Junior Literary Guild.
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