Great Stage Stars Past & Present, Sheridan Morley, 1986 Theater Biographies
Great Stage Stars Past & Present by Sheridan Morley, 1968, is a theatre biography of Distinguished British, American and Australian Theatrical artists. It includes more than 200 of the greatest performers in the history of theatre with 56 black and white full page or nearly full page photographs. Morley was the Drama Critic for "Punch."
The book spans more than four centuries with such talents as David Garrick, Edmund Kean, John Barrymore, Noel Coward, John Gielgud, Carol Channing, Ethel Merman, Helen Hays, and Robert Preston.
Great for your coffee table or our guest room bookshelf, the book is not only for serious students of the theater but for the casual theater-goer who enjoys knowing the details of celebrity lives. It is a very well written reference work.
This hardcover book is in excellent condition. There are no blemishes on the 425 page text, and the silver and black dust jacket shows only minor shelf wear. The book measures 7 1/2 inches by 10 inches by 1 1/2 inches