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Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton - In Brief Encounter And Scenes From Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter

Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton - In Brief Encounter And Scenes From Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter
  • Performer Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton
  • Title In Brief Encounter And Scenes From Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter
  • Date of release 1956
  • Country US
  • Style Soundtrack, Poetry, Spoken Word
  • Label Caedmon Records
  • Catalog number TC-1069, TC 1069
  • Other formats Vinyl, LP, Mono
  • Genre Audio Files / TV - Radio
  • Size MP3 2275 mb
  • Size FLAC 2077 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 510

Tracklist

1Present Laughter, Act II, Sc. 1
Written-By – Noël Coward
2Blithe Spirit, Act II, Sc. 1
Written-By – Noël Coward
3Brief Encounter
Written-By – Noël Coward

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
B 94010 LNoël Coward & Margaret Leighton Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton - Noël Coward Duologues ‎(LP, Mono)PhilipsB 94010 LAustraliaUnknown

Credits

  • DesignMatthew Leibowitz

Album

Album 2008 3 Songs. Brief Encounter A Complete Adaptation. Blithe Spirit Act II, Scene 1. Present Laughter Act II, Scene 1. 3 Songs, 44 Minutes. Margaret Leighton: The Apple Cart, Interlude Between Acts 1 & 2, Present Laughter Act II, Scene 1, Blithe Spirit Act II, Scene 1 и другие песни. Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton perform scenes from Brief Encounter, Blithe Spirit & Present Laughter. Margaret Leighton & Noël Coward. Other Albums by Noël Coward. Noël Coward: His Art. Noël Coward. Listen free to Noel Coward & Margaret Leighton Brief Encounter Brief Encounter-A Complete Adaptation, Blithe Spirit-Act 2, Scene 1 and more. 3 tracks . Noël Coward & Margaret Leighton. Artists N Noel Coward In Brief Encounter And Scenes From Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter. Brief Encounter. Blithe Spirit, Act II, Sc. Present Laughter, Act II, Sc. Director: David Lean. Starring: Charles Condomine, Ruth, Elvira and others. Blithe Spirit, David Leans delightful film version of Noël Cowards theater sensation onstage, it broke London box-office records before hitting Broadway, stars Rex Harrison as a novelist who cheekily invites a medium Margaret Rutherford to his house to conduct a séance, hoping the experience will inspire a book hes working on. Things go decidedly not as planned when she summons the spirit of his dead first wife Kay Hammond, a severe inconvenience for his current one Constance Cummings. Blithe Spirit is a comic play by Noël Coward. The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium Laughter is a comic play written by Noël Coward in 1939 but not produced until 1942 because the Second World War began while it was in rehearsal, and the British theatres closed. The title is drawn from a song in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night that urges carpe diem present mirth hath present laughter. The play has been frequently revived in Britain, the US and beyond. 1 - In Brief Encounter And Scenes From Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter - Noël Coward, Margaret Leighton. Noël Coward wanted to be a spy, but Churchill said he should stick to theatre. So his contribution to the war effort was to stage a 'light comedy about death' as London was bombed. By Simon Callow. Coward wrote a brilliantly sharp and surprisingly frank autobiography, Present Indicative, when he was almost 40 he was acutely conscious of his age, which resulted in Present Laughter, knocked off in a few days in 1939, a play nicely described by Philip Hoare as a portrait of the menopausal playwright coming to terms with middle-age and inherent instability. It was in these extraordinary circumstances that he took a brief writing holiday with the actor Joyce Carey