The Fortnightly Review

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The Fortnightly Review

Author: Books Group

Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com

ISBN: 9781236440433

Page: 522

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...to let nobody pass; and thus M. Rostand was secure from cameras and Yellow scribbling pencils except when he left the hotel, entered a motor-car, and sped off to the pleasant little country town of Pont-aux-Dames, where Constant Coquelin had founded a home for aged and infirm actors. Of this establishment, Coquelin aine himself was then an inmate. Not that he was feeling old or infirm--"only a little fatigued and in need of calm and repose ere disguising myself as a proud, majestic cock." Kindly Coqueliu was never so happy as when playing the host to his score of superannuated actors and actresses. He called them his "guests"; and had provided them with easy chairs, a library, a billiard-table, playing cards, backgammon boards, and gramophones; and with summer-houses in the garden where the old ladies might gossip and gossip out of the glare of the sun, and with a lake, too, in which the old fellows might fish. Also, he invited them to relate their theatrical experiences--the rdles they had played, the successes they had achieved, the costumes they had worn long, long ago; and, O dear me, how the "guests" took their host at his word--yes, heavens, how garrulously and lavishly they responded! Withered old Joyeux (late--very late--of the Palais Royal) described how emperors and kings had been convulsed by his grins, winks, and tricks; swollen, red-faced Hector Duchatel (slim, elegant, irresistible at the Vaudeville in the 'seventies) declared that beautiful mondaincn had sighed, almost swooned, when he passionately made love on the stage; wrinkled, haggard Mdlle. Giselle de Perle (once, such ft radiant blonde at the Bouffes) narrated how she could scarcely turn round in her dressing-room for the corbeillea of flowers, in which je...

The Fortnightly Review

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The Fortnightly Review

Author: Chapman And Hall

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 9780461522891

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The Fortnightly Review

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The Fortnightly Review

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Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781011593231

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The Fortnightly Review

Author: Arthur Preuss

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781011119240

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