A damned serious business

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Bantam Books, Jan 1, 1991 - Art - 288 pages
"Any fool can play tragedy", said the great eighteenth-century actor David Garrick, "but comedy, sir, is a damned serious business". Sir Rex Harrison addressed himself to the serious business of making other people laugh, and after gaining success in many plays and movies, he appeared in the role of Henry Higgins in one of the most popular plays ever, My Fair Lady. Here is his warm and humorous memoir.

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In this memoir, Harrison covers his preofessional life. I believe there was a biography before hand that included his personal live. I found this novel to be wholly engaging with the actor supplying anecdotes from thruout his entire career. Read full review

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Harrison's remarkable career on both stage and screen found him doing eight shows a week on Broadway at age 82, shortly before his death in June 1990. In this memoir, he describes his professional ... Read full review

Contents

A SENSE OF STYLE
33
LIVE WIRES
59
HOLLYWOOD FANFARE I
79
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