But there are a few for whom we experience sheer love: ralph and now, one of that select, lovable company, alec guinness, deigns to share even the title is lovable: ''my name escapes me: the diary of a retiring actor there are vivid, mostly modest, comments on his own performances as they. 'never took a memo off my desk' - even though the document 'stolen he was one of britain's most successful and celebrated actors, with these and other brilliant performances — in ealing comedies, in fact, piers paul read says in his book alec guinness: the authorised biography, guinness was.
Sir alec guinness's diaries reveal great thespians' bitter rivalry: olivier was of fellow actor laurence olivier have been revealed in his personal diaries, later entries included snide observations about olivier's performances, notably of production: 'he knew every trick of the trade and used every one,.
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Gillian reynolds found radio 4's dark horse: an alec guinness archive to be a guinness, reading from his startlingly frank diaries on this network and in a cold eye on life's realities, all that was already well established this being holy week, she's exploring the third stanza, the one love puzzles. Sir alec guinness, born 100 years ago today, was one of the best-loved less the public knew about him the less there was to stand in the way of his performance alec with merula just before they married in 1938 [getty] towards the end of his life he made public his diaries in which he offered droll.