Fiction    From 1941 

Blithe Spirit

Categories: Cinema, Fictional, Theatre

Written by Noel Coward this play, first performed in Manchester in 1941, moved in 1942 to The Duchess Theatre where it was performed 1997 times, a record at the time.
It was filmed by David Lean in 1945.

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Blithe Spirit

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Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre The Duchess Theatre began a distinguished career as a home f...

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Nina Boucicault

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1 memorial
John Stears

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1 memorial
Montagu Pyke

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