Lynn Fontanne

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Noun1.Lynn Fontanne - United States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)
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Painter Stella Bowen ceded to the needs of her husband, Ford Madox Ford, lamenting, "Pursuing art is not just a matter of finding the time--it is a matter of having a free spirit to bring to it." Others, such as painter Lee Krasner and actress Lynn Fontanne, cherished the symbiosis they shared with their equally accomplished husbands.
In the 1924 film, for instance, none other than Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne played these roles.
Penned in 1944, it was re-written with a less bleak ending - and taking out all Sir John's nastiness - for then stage stars Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Put away by Rattigan, who was savaged by critics, it was known as the lost play.
Hatcher's snappy period comedy pays homage to the legendary acting partnership of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, who starred in a long line of stage hits from the late 1920s through the '50s.
The letter published below gives a vivid personal view of the well-known American actor-director Alfred Lunt and his British-born wife, Lynn Fontanne, in Robert E.
With a cast of first-magnitude stars from both sides of the footlights, this delightful tome, encompassing the history of both photography and Broadway, illuminates a particularly meaningful period of the theater, featuring Tallulah Bankhead, Gertrude Lawrence, Katharine Cornell, Helen Hayes, Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt, among others.
The box office number is 08700 402000 Kiss Me, Kate facts: The plot was inspired by the on-and-off-stage battles between married theatrical stars, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
Her conversation (is) smiling but utterly negative.' London July 24, 1972 he wrote to Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne: 'Saw a school musical called Grease which might have been written in Choctaw -only a few rude words could I hear or recognise.'
"Idiot's Delight" was written for the celebrated acting team of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. It opened on March 24, 1936, and ran for more than 300 performances, earning Sherwood the Pulitzer Prize.
Ann Reinking has done the choreography, and assuming all goes well in Chicago, the show will proceed to Broadway, where, of course, Lynn Fontanne starred in 1958--in the original.
On the other hand, Coward wrote the play as an entertainment for himself to perform with the famous Broadway team Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, and for all its talk about flouting convention, it doesn't quite hold up as serious drama.
He was discovered while studying under Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne by Margaret Webster.