A STAR DANCED by Gertrude Lawrence

A STAR DANCED

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Autobiography of a popular English actress, from poverty-ridden childhood, carried off with gallantry and casualness, to success. She played bit parts in pantomime and road shows; she got her chance when a group of Tommies of the last war staked her to a trip back to London -- and Charlot's Revue. Madcap pranks cost her a job --but eventually bad luck for Bea Lillie proved good luck for Gertie, and she was made. Ill-starred romance -- finally happy marriage -- and adventure and misadventure in theatre, entertainment tour of army camps, all told with a certain naive simplicity and charm.

Pub Date: July 19th, 1945
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran