The Resource The house of Barrymore, by Margot Peters

The house of Barrymore, by Margot Peters

Label
The house of Barrymore
Title
The house of Barrymore
Statement of responsibility
by Margot Peters
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Contributor
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This epic family biography begins in the 1860s with Louisa Drew, the greatest comedienne of her time, mother of the brilliant Georgiana Drew Barrymore and mother-in-law of the vaudeville star and matinee idol Maurice Barrymore. But it is the children of Georgie and Maurice who are the heart of the book: Ethel, Lionel, and John, the most extraordinary members of an extraordinary family. We see Ethel's sensational social and stage debuts in London and on Broadway; her struggle with alcohol, debt, and damaged reputation; and her spectacular comeback in The Corn is Green. We see John's vault to fame in Shakespearean stage roles and his triumphant move to the screen before succumbing to the "Barrymore curse" of addiction to alcohol. And we see the steadier Lionel pursuing his talents in painting and composing before finally capitulating to the family tradition. We see both the price and the privileges of their extraordinary fame; and finally, with the death of Ethel, the decline of America's first family of acting
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Midwest
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Peters, Margot
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Nadia May
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May, Nadia
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Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The house of Barrymore, by Margot Peters
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10026174
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 31 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781441709769
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026174
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10026174
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The house of Barrymore, by Margot Peters
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10026174
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 31 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441709769
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026174
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10026174
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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