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Diaries and Letters 1945-1962

Source: Harold Nicolson (ed. Nigel Nicolson), Diaries and Letters 1945-1962 (London: Collins, 1968), pp. 291-292 Text: 14 December, 1955 – I went with Baba, the Douglas Fairbankses and the Walter Moncktons to the first night of Olivier’s Richard III. The … Continue reading

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Source: Sir Almeric FitzRoy, Memoirs (New York: G.H. Doran Company, 1925), p. 105 Text: September 14th. … Unlike the practice in the Queen’s time, the whole party in the house, King and Queen included, dine together. Jimmie Webb and Lady … Continue reading

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The King and Kinemacolor

Source: D.L.W., ‘The King and Kinemacolor’, Cinema News and Property Gazette, June 1912, p. 14 Text: THE KING AND KINEMACOLOR ROYALTY SEES ITSELF UPON THE SCREEN. The recent visit of the King and Queen to the Scala Theatre to witness … Continue reading

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Journal of Queen Victoria

Source: Journal of Queen Victoria, 23 November 1896 Text: After tea went to the Red drawing-room, where so-called “animated pictures” were shown off, including the groups taken in September [sic] at Balmoral. It is a very wonderful process, representing people, … Continue reading

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