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Ronald Colman

a very private person : a biography

by Juliet Benita Colman

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Published by William Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colman, Ronald, -- 1891-1958.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Juliet Benita Colman.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21617277M
    ISBN 100688002749


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Ronald Colman was the quintessential gentleman. He was in a class by himself. That voice; that handsome face; those manners. Be still, my heart. He was the complete package. I knew that his daughter had written a book about him, so I searched the internet and found it.

I feel that I know more about the man he was offscreen.4/5(25). Ronald Colman was a very private individual despite being one of the biggest stars of his time. This book brings you behind the scenes and opens up the reader to the "secret" life of Ronald Colman. For any Ronald Colman fan, or classic movie fan, it is a must read.5/5(3).

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Blessed with the magnificent voice millions of /5. Ronald Colman by Juliet Benita Colman,William Morrow edition, in English Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. October 9, | History. An edition of Ronald Colman () Ronald Colman a very private person: a biography.

This is the kind of portrait of Ronald Charles Colman you might expect from his screen performances -- ""basically diffident"" notwithstanding his gentlemanly charm. The son of a silk merchant, Colman was a British Steamship Co. accountant who dabbled in amateur theatricals before going off to war with the London Scottish : Juliet Benita Colman.

If you are a Ronald Colman fan, this is the book for you. Smith has one of the largest collections of Colman stills in the world, and this is the basis of his exhaustive filmography, covering lost silents, deleted scenes from Colman's films, and all of the favorites ("Lost Horizon," "Random Harvest," and many others)/5(7).

This book represents a sampling of Ronald Colman's career, I believe it, also, represents a value of morality, non offensive movies, when movies meant something and were movies with a real story, touching, moving.

This book has many numerous black and white photos of Colman's films and pictures of support actors/actresses and leading ladies/5(5). Buy a cheap copy of Ronald Colman, a very private person: A book by Juliet Benita Colman.

Blessed with the magnificent voice millions of people remember, Ronald Colman was an actor of great talent and charm who became a star of the silent screen and was Free shipping over $ The Talk of the Town is a American comedy-drama film directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, and Ronald Colman, with a supporting cast featuring Edgar Buchanan and Glenda screenplay was adapted by Dale Van Every, Irwin Shaw, and Sidney Buchman from a story by Sidney picture was released by Columbia Pictures.

Ronald Colman was married twice during his first marriage was to Thelma Raye, they were married on September 18 thand divorced on August 1 st Colman’s second marriage lasted Ronald Colman book his death on May 19 th ; he was sixty seven.

Benita Hume was an English film actress, and starred in films such as Gambling Ship (), The Worst Woman in Paris. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ronald Colman, a Very Private Person: A Biography by Juliet Benita Colman (Hardcover) at the 5/5(2).

My review of Juliet Benita Colman's biography of her father (one of my favorite actors). Putting this together was insane because it just made me want to sav. View the profiles of people named Ronald Coleman. Join Facebook to connect with Ronald Coleman and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power.

Ronald Colman by Juliet Benita Colman, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Ronald Colman was originally considered for the leading role of "Wade Rawlins" in the Hal Roach/MGM Picture "Merrily We Live" ().

The role eventually went to Brian Aherne. Due to a mistake by the enumerator, his birth was registered under the name 'Roland Charles Colman'. COLMAN, Ronald Charles (), actor, was born in Richmond, Surrey, on 9th February,the second son and fourth child in the family of two sons and three daughters of Charles Colman, a silk merchant, and his wife, Marjory Read was educated at a boarding-school in Littlehampton, Sussex, but had to leave abruptly at the age of sixteen for financial reasons when his father.

Ronald Colman began his career as an actor on the stage following his service in the British Army during World War I.

He made his film debut in an unreleased two-reeler titled The Live Wire (). After achieving minor success on the stage and in British films, he immigrated to the United States in Ronald Colman was the most famous male movie star in Hollywood in the s. The possessor of one of the most beautiful speaking voices ever to have been heard on film, his career covered the theatre, silent films, talking pictures, radio and TV.

He was truly a. Ronald Colman: | | | |Ronald Colman| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

The Halls of Ivy presents real-life husband and wife Ronald Colman and Benita Hume as the first couple of Ivy College: William Toddhunter (“Toddy”) Hall and his wife, Victoria (“Vicky”) Cromwell Hall, a former actress of the British comedy stage.

Although President Hall is an erudite and polished professor, he is completely unpretentious and truly concerned for the well-being of the. Ronald Colman – Colman Homes. THE RONALD COLMAN HOLLYWOOD TOUR provided by a fan, Bob, who sent this to me to post on the site: His tour represents a chronology of where Colman lived during his life.

Please note, that I cannot verify that these are all correct. ENGLAND. FEBRUARY 9, – RICHMOND, SURREY – RONALD COLMAN IS BORN. guest book. link ronald colman - gentleman of the cinema. ronald colman - portrait gallery.

ronald colman colourisations. Arrowsmith is a American film directed by John Ford and starring Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett, and Myrna was adapted from Sinclair Lewis's novel Arrowsmith by Sidney Howard, departing substantially from the book regarding Arrowsmith's womanizing and other key plot pre-Code film received four Oscar nominations, including the Academy Award for Best.

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. With Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters. An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.

One of Ronald Colman and his wife Benita Hume's best loved contributions to Old Time Radio was as a part of a running gag on the Jack Benny Program. On the Dec 9,broadcast, Jack is invited to dinner at his supposed next door neighbors, the Colman's (in real life, the Benny's and the Colman's lived a few blocks apart).

From left to right are Greer Garson, Leslie Howard, George Sanders in the rear having a smoke, Vivien Leigh hiding her smoke under her script, Brian Aherne, Ronald Colman, and Basil Rathbone: It is was said that Ronald Colman’s voice was so beautiful that he could attract a crowd just by reading the phone book.

Now all of Shakespeare’s sonnets—the complete collection—are presented for your enjoyment in this audio book. Only Ronald Colman could maintain the inspiration of the noblest lyrics in our language. This reading by the distinguished actor is so devoid of personal ego, it allows the listener to recapture the pure beauty of the words.

Directed by Frank Capra. With Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard. When a wise diplomat's plane crashes in the snows of Tibet, he and the other survivors are guided to Shangri-La, where they wrestle with the invitation to stay.

Directed by Wesley Ruggles. With Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim. Suave thief Colman is sent to Devil's Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the.

The Paradoxical Mr. Colman It isn’t possible for an actor to succeed without the tricks or traits of a Barnum, wiseacres say, but Ronald Colman has done that very thing. By Helen Klumph. ANY old stager can tell you what it is that sets a sensationally successful actor apart from his fellows—showmanship.

See more photos from Ronald Colman’s private life by going to the photo gallery. Mini biography (from IMDB) Colman made his film debut in an unreleased two-reel short made in Its title is unknown, and references to it as ‘Live Wire, The ()’ apparently erroneously connect it to a play of that title in which Colman appeared around.

Rather a good movie for an early talkie not as stilted as most. Excellent cast good production quality. This is a made to order film copy quality is about five out of ten considering the age of the film and not knowing the copy of the film used it's not that bad and this film has.

out of 5 stars Ronald Colman, a very private person (book) Reviewed in the United States on April 8, Verified Purchase. Written by Ronald's daughter and beautifully written. One can just imagine the events as you read through the harshness of the early 's.

Read s: Ronald Colman is known to me and many others as “The Man With the Velvet Voice.” He has provided me pleasure watching his performances and listening to his beautiful speaking voice.

Because of this, this section serves as an attempt to say “thank you” by showing my appreciation of his talent. - Explore Ruthanne Len's board "Lost horizon" on Pinterest. See more ideas about lost horizon, lost, ronald colman pins. Directed by Richard Whorf. With Ronald Colman, Celeste Holm, Vincent Price, Barbara Britton.

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At the close of World War I, shell-shocked amnesia victim Ronald Colman is sequestered in a London sanitarium; with no identity and no next of kin, he has nowhere else to go. Unable to stand the loneliness, Colman wanders into the streets, then stumbles into a music hall, where he is befriended by good-natured entertainer Greer : Warner Home Video.

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Browse Now. Ronald Colman was an Academy Award-winning British actor, known for his roles in movies like ‘A Double Life’, ‘Random Harvest’, ‘Bulldog Drummond’, and ‘Condemned.’ Blessed with refined good looks and sophisticated mannerisms, he embodied the archetypal English gentleman in Hollywood films as he stood out from the rugged.

Here is a series of publicity stills taken for MGM's Random Harvest (), starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork. Lewis Milestone directs the lightweight romantic comedy Lucky Partners, based on a story by Sacha Grant (Ronald Colman) is an artist in New York's Greenwich Village.

After he wishes good luck to passing ingenue Jean Newton (Ginger Rogers), she is immediately offered a beautiful dress.Ronald Colman. AKA Ronald Charles Colman. Born: 9-Feb Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England Died: May Location of death: Santa Barbara, CA Cause of death: Infection R.

Military service: British Army (WWI, with the London Scottish Regionals) Father: (silk merchant) Wife: Thelma Raye (m.

Sep, div. 1-Aug) Wife: Benita Hume (actress Born:   On December 9,Ronald Colman made the first of many guest appearances on The Jack Benny Program. The show’s writers came up with the brilliant comic device of having Ronald be Jack’s next-door neighbor.

The contrast between the cultured Colman and the vulgar Benny was a recipe for classic comedy.