This Charming Man

This Charming Man

The Life of Ian Carmichael

eBook - 2011
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The first life of the man who was Lord Peter Wimsey, Bertie Wooster and starred in I'm Alright, Jack! With the death of Ian Carmichael in 2010 one of the last links was lost with the golden age of British cinema. Carmichael starred alongside Terry-Thomas and Peter Sellers in the Boulting brothers' classic satirical comedies I'm Alright, Jack! Private's Progress and School for Scoundrels. He summed up, on screen and in life, the kind of Englishman who was beginning to emerge after the war - educated, not necessarily upper class, upwardly mobile and a study in good manners and a sense of fair pl.
Publisher: London : Aurum Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781845137380
1845137388
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction: 'Hello, Old Lad'; The Clan Carmichael; Hurry On, Boys; All the World's a Stage; Blood and (Foreign) Soil; Happy to Be with You; Hollywood, England; Lucky Ian; 'Blow You, Jack, I'm All Right!'; Carry On Ian; Take it Easy, Old Feller; Profession Recession; Jeeves and the TV Series; Here Comes the Bachelor Father; 'As My Whimsy Takes Me'; Lord Ian; The Elder Statesman; At The Royal; Goodbye, Old Man; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Copyright.
Summary: The first life of the man who was Lord Peter Wimsey, Bertie Wooster and starred in I'm Alright, Jack! With the death of Ian Carmichael in 2010 one of the last links was lost with the golden age of British cinema. Carmichael starred alongside Terry-Thomas and Peter Sellers in the Boulting brothers' classic satirical comedies I'm Alright, Jack! Private's Progress and School for Scoundrels. He summed up, on screen and in life, the kind of Englishman who was beginning to emerge after the war - educated, not necessarily upper class, upwardly mobile and a study in good manners and a sense of fair pl.

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