1986: Christopher Isherwood
, novelist and playwright, died.
That sense of proportiona delight in both pride and abjectionseems closer to the parallel constellation of pioneering gay writers like Christopher Isherwood
and Edmund White.
Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
(1939) Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could remember and recreate that magical moment when a new book that you loved came into your life and started you on a journey to read everything the author of that book had ever written?
Age gap in years between novelist Christopher Isherwood
and artist Don Bachardy when the lifelong lovers met.
There, as well as on trips, Schlesinger met and photographed some of the great personalities of the day, including Cecil Beaton, Paloma Picasso, Grace Coddington, Tina Chow, Christopher Isherwood
and Manolo Blahnik, to name just a few.
The musical "Cabaret" is based on a book by the same name written by Christopher Isherwood
, which was also converted to a film in 1972.
But the people George meets during that 24 hours have an Colin Firth is superb as George in this adaptation of a Christopher Isherwood
Alongside texts by obvious Greats like Walter Benjamin, Hanns Eisler, Lion Feuchtwanger, Max Frisch, George Grosz, Lotte Lenya, and Carl Zuckmayer, or collaborators like Ruth Berlau, Elisabeth Hauptmann, and Kathe Rulicke, there are also some perhaps less obvious testimonies, say, by Sidney Hook, Christopher Isherwood
, or Shelley Winters.
This book works on several levels: first, as a personal story of a young man coming to live in a new city with his lover, secondly, as a cultural history of London at the time, involving people such as Christopher Isherwood
Forster B Graham Greene C Christopher Isherwood
D Somerset Maugham QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1986 film The Color of Money?
In fact author Christopher Isherwood
based his character on Jean Ross, an English woman he met while living in decadent Berlin in the early 1930s.
Bushnell is played by Doctor Who Matt Smith, giving him another opportunity, following Christopher and His Kind, in which he played writer Christopher Isherwood
, to prove he can do more than chase weird and wonderful creatures across time and space.